Peres releases New Years greeting to world Jewry

President relays three wishes for the Jewish people ahead of the holiday, which he hopes will be a happy year for us, our neighbors and the world.

September 28, 2011 13:38
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President Shimon Peres

President Peres gives New Years greeting 311 (R). (photo credit: (YouTube))

President Shimon Peres released a Rosh Hashana greeting to Diaspora Jewry on the eve of the Jewish New Year.

To "our Jewish friends, to our Jewish people," the president said in a video released on YouTube, "my hopes for our future is three."

Firstly, he hoped that the Jewish people "enjoy security and peace."

Secondly, Peres relayed his wish that Jews "be true to our tradition, which is based on the Ten Commandments."

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Lastly, the president relayed his desire that the Jewish people "continue to have a leading part in the unbelievable development in science and technology."

With the fulfillment of these wishes, the president said "the year will be a happy year for us, for our neighbors, and for the rest of the world. Shana Tovah."

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