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.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
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."

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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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