German Chancellor Olaf Scholz attends the ceremony to light the first candle of Hanukkah menorah at Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023

Video. German Chancellor Scholz lights first candle of Hanukkah in Berlin

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz addressed the gathering in Berlin, expressing his desire for the Hanukkah candle to radiate its significance beyond the square and endure "well beyond the eight days" of the festival.