Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
STATEMENT BY THE PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA ON ROSH HASHANA

STATEMENT BY THE PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA

29 September 2008
Ottawa, Ontario

Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement today on Rosh Hashana:

"Laureen and I extend our best wishes to Canadians who are celebrating Rosh Hashana.

During these High Holy Days, the Jewish community around the world contemplates the year gone by and reflects on their faith.

I welcome the opportunity that Rosh Hashana provides to pay tribute to a community that makes a rich contribution to Canadian society and continues to play a vital role in building this great nation.

Let us hope and pray for a year of peace and prosperity.
L’Shana Tova."