Obama Extends Rosh Hashana Greetings to 1,000 Rabbis on Annual Conference Call
JTA – President Obama reflected on the High Holidays and offered New Year’s greetings in a conference call with nearly 1,000 rabbis.
Obama in the call on Friday afternoon extended the greetings on behalf of himself and the first lady for a sweet, happy and healthy New Year. He noted that the Jewish High Holidays provide an opportunity for Jews to reflect on the past year and recommit themselves to core values. Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, begins on Wednesday evening.