Kerry extends Yom Kippur greeting to Jews around the world

September 22, 2015 07:44

Ahead of Yom Kippur, US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday night extended his best wishes to Jews around the world on the occasion of the solemn conclusion of the High Holy Days.

The top US diplomat wished an easy fast to all those observing the Jewish Day of Atonement.

"On the occasion of the end of the Days of Awe, we wish the Jewish communities in the United States and across the globe a happy and healthy start to the new year of 5776.  Shana tova," he said in a statement.

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