Obama to Jews around the world: From my family to yours Shana Tova

US president reaffirmed the "friendships and bonds that keep us strong, including our unshakeable alliance with the State of Israel."

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September 23, 2014 17:09

President Obama’s Greeting for Rosh Hashanah

President Obama’s Greeting for Rosh Hashanah

 
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US President Barack Obama wished Jews around the world Shana Tova or Happy New Year, ahead of the Rosh Hashana holiday that begins on Wednesday at sunset.

Alluding to the Jewish principle of Tikkun Olam, Obama said that over the past year we were reminded many times that our world still needs repair.   

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"My good friend Elie Wiesel once said: God gave human beings a secret. That secret was not how to begin but how to begin again. These days of awe are a chance to celebrate that gift. To give thanks for the secret, the miracle of renewal," the President said. 

Obama said that the US reaffirms the "friendships and bonds that keep us strong, including our unshakeable alliance with the State of Israel."

He concluded his address with the message: "From my family to yours, Shana Tova."

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