Hoyer Statement on Rosh Hashanah

For Immediate Release:

September 18, 2009

Contact:Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of Rosh Hashanah, which begins at sundown tonight:
 
“This evening, Jews around the world will begin their celebration of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. For millennia, this has been a time of reflection and renewal, as believers sincerely examine a year’s worth of actions, thoughts, and words. I hope that all of us can see the value in a pause to reflect and rededicate ourselves, whenever we choose to mark it. Just as Rosh Hashanah renews the year, may we all renew our commitment to the values of justice, compassion, and humanity that have the power to inspire our best and most worthwhile work.”
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