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Polish president wishes Jews a happy new year

27.09.2022 06:00
Polish President Andrzej Duda has sent greetings to members of his country’s Jewish community as it celebrates the holiday of Rosh Hashanah, or the Jewish New Year.
Polish President Andrzej Duda.
Polish President Andrzej Duda.Photo: Jakub Szymczuk/KPRP

In a trilingual message posted on his website, the Polish president said: “Shanah Tovah! Have a Good Year! – these joyful words traditionally resonate in your families, among friends and acquaintances during the celebrations of Rosh Hashanah – the Jewish New Year. On this occasion, I would like to convey to you my cordial wishes of the best of health, every success and happiness."

Duda added: "I wish you that this New Year abound in prosperity for the entire Jewish community in Poland.

"May it bring a lot of optimism, hope for the future and contentment with all your personal plans, as well as lots of satisfaction with the work for our Homeland. May it also be a time filled with peace which invariably constitutes a profound source of joy.

"Have a Good and Sweet New Year!"

The Jewish New Year is a two-day celebration. This year it began at sunset on Sunday, Sept. 25, and ends at sunset on Tuesday, Sept. 27.


Source: IAR, PAP, prezydent.pl