Rep. Grimm Statement on Rosh Hashanah

Sep 4, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC –  Congressman Michael G. Grimm (R,C-NY) issued the following statement on Rosh Hashanah, which begins this evening at sundown:

“Tonight at sundown begins the celebration of the Jewish New Year, and the start of the Jewish High Holy Days. This evening, members of the Jewish faith will gather with family and friends in their homes and synagogues to celebrate the arrival of the year 5774. As Rosh Hashanah begins, let us be reminded of the great contribution the Jewish community has made in our country and the strong bond between the United States and Israel. I pray that all my Jewish friends and constituents are blessed with a safe, healthy, and joyful year ahead. L’Shanah Tovah U’metukah - have a happy and sweet new year.”

Rep. Michael Grimm is a co-chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus.