Jewish astronaut celebrates Hanukkah from space - Metro US

Jewish astronaut celebrates Hanukkah from space

While most Jews enjoyed the first night of the Festival of Lights on solid ground, astronaut Jessica Meir had the distinct honor of ringing in the holiday while floating in space. 

Taking to Twitter, Meir posted a picture of her feet covered in blue and neon-colored Hanukkah-themed socks that had a menorah and Star of David emblazoned on them. Below her, the big vast universe was in clear view.

“Happy Hanukkah to all those who celebrate it on Earth! #HappyHanukkah,” Meir’s post said.

In October, Meir famously took part in the all-woman spacewalk and has spent her time at the International Space Station ever since.

This article was provided to Metro through an agreement with Israel Hayom news. Visit www.israelhayom.com for more coverage.

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