Statement on Rosh Hashanah

(OTTAWA) September 20, 2017 — The Green Party of Canada released the following statement to mark the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah, beginning tonight at sundown:

“Rosh Hashanah marks a very special time of celebration and reflection for Jewish families in Canada and around the world. We hope that the year ahead is filled with an abundance of sweetness, health and happiness, and that those celebrating with friends and family have a meaningful and joyous holiday,” said Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands).

“From sundown tonight until sundown on Friday, we wish our fellow Canadians celebrating the Jewish new year of 5778 a shana tovah u’metukah.”

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