Green Party Statement on Yom Kippur

OTTAWA  — From sundown this evening until tomorrow evening, Jews around the world will celebrate their holiest day of the year: Yom Kippur. The Green Party extends warm wishes to all those observing this special occasion.

“Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is a time of introspection for Jewish communities,” said Green Party Leader Elizabeth May. “The long fasting period associated with this holy day provides a special opportunity for Jewish friends and families in Canada and around the world to reflect on the year that has passed and make plans for the year ahead.

“I wish everyone observing Yom Kippur a peaceful and purposeful fast. Gmar Chatimah Tovah.”

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