Thousands of Christian Nigerians gathered in the city of Abakiliki last week to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah – despite the fact that the actual holiday starts on Sunday, December 22. None-the-less, the crowd gathered to light the menorah candles and sing (in Hebrew) the blessing for lighting Hannukah candles.

The event was organized by by Ohio-based Messianic leader, Kirt Schneider.

Source: Israel in the News