Celebrity Hanukkah Wishes – See Star Tweets

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Stars Hanukkah

By Michael Lewittes |

Stars Hanukkah

(Instagram/Arnold Schwarzenegger)

Hanukkah begins on Sunday night, and a number of stars are tweeting about the Festival of Lights. See celebrity Hanukkah wishes and thoughts below.

Along with a video of herself as a child saying, “Happy Hanukkah,” Amy Schumer tweeted, “Happy Hanukkah from me to Jew.” Arnold Schwarzenegger shared a photo of himself in front of a giant menorah in by the Eiffel Tower in Paris and wrote, “Happy Hanukkah from Paris! Light will always overcome darkness.” And Gregg Sulkin expressed, “Would like to wish all my Jewish fans happy Hanukkah. Enjoy the festival.”

Lisa Loeb wished, “Happy Hanukkah!” before adding, “Download Lisa’s Hanukkah song, ‘Light’ to celebrate!” Both Marlee Matlin and Debra Messing simply tweeted, “Happy Hannukah,” while Judith Light wrote, “Happiest of Chanukahs to all filled with peace kindness compassion and love.” “Happy Hanukkah! @colbertlateshow got you something special this year. Not you, evil King Antiochus!” tweeted Stephen Colbert, along with a video mocking Hanukkah.

“Happy Hannukah 2 all my Jewish friends! Hope u have a great night,” wrote Victoria Justice. Paula Abdula added, “Tonight marks the first night of #Hanukkah, may yours be bright and happy! Chag Sameach! #FestivalofLights XoP.” Kat Dennings simply tweeted, “Happy Hannukah.”

A number of political candidates expressed their holiday wishes as well. Marco Rubio tweeted, “Wishing a happy and joyful Hanukkah to all those gathering to light the menorah at sundown today.” And Jeb Bush wrote, “Wishing a Happy Hanukkah to all those who begin celebrating the Festival of Lights tonight,” adding “chag sameach,” which means happy holiday in Hebrew.

Hillary Clinton tweeted, “Warm wishes to everyone celebrating Hanukkah. May the miracle at the center of the Festival of Lights bring you courage and hope.” And Ben Carson also shared a video in which he wished Jews a happy Hanukkah, as well as tweeted, “May these lights shine for all bringing hope and healing throughout the world. #HappyHannukah.” Gossip Cop will update as more stars share their Hanukkah wishes.


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