Governor Kathy Hochul Extends Warm Rosh Hashana

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(WNY News Now) – Governor Kathy Hochul sends heartfelt greetings to New York’s Jewish community as they usher in Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, and offers unwavering support.

Albany – Governor Kathy Hochul conveyed her warmest wishes to the Jewish community in New York as they commence their celebration of Rosh Hashana, marking the beginning of the Jewish New Year, which holds deep significance in Jewish tradition. This sacred occasion, which ushers in the year 5784, will be marked by solemn prayer, profound reflection, and joyous reunions with family and friends in Jewish households throughout the state.

Tonight, our Jewish friends and neighbors will begin their celebration of Rosh Hashana, the beginning of the Jewish New Year and one of the holiest days on the Jewish calendar. Jewish communities across New York will welcome 5784 with solemn prayer, deep reflection, and joyous gatherings with family and loved ones. We are proud that such a vibrant Jewish community calls New York home, and are committed to supporting these communities during the High Holy Days and throughout the year. I wish all New Yorkers celebrating this holiday a Shana Tova U’Metukah — may you have a good and sweet new year.”

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