Statement on Yom Kippur

(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement on Yom Kippur:

“Tonight at sundown marks the beginning of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement and the holiest day in the Jewish calendar. On this sacred day, communities will gather to fast, reflect, repent and atone while looking to the year ahead.

“On behalf of the Green Party of Canada, I extend my best wishes to Jewish Canadians and all those observing Yom Kippur.

“G’mar Chatimah Tovah.”

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