Sunday, September 25, 2022

President Biden Sends Rosh Hashana Greetings

The Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashana begins at sundown this evening. President Biden today issued a statement (full text) sending warm wishes from Jill and himself to everyone in the United States, Israel and around the world celebrating the holiday. He said in part:

Just as individuals can seek renewal, so too can nations. This past year has seen encouraging progress for our nation.... With COVID-19 no longer the same disruptive threat it was, families can once more gather around the Rosh Hashanah dinner table and sit together in their synagogues. 

At the same time, we have much more work to do to realize the values that bind us as Americans and to restore the soul of our nation.