Velazquez on Rosh Hashanah
Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement in honor of Rosh Hashanah:
“Over the next few days, Jewish families in New York City and across the world are welcoming in the New Year. These past few months have been difficult, and every one of us has faced and overcome struggles in ways big and small. No matter what the new year may bring, Rosh Hashanah remains a time for reflection, hope and new beginnings. Although we cannot enjoy the holiday in the direct company of loved ones, we can still take comfort in knowing that the care and compassion we share will transcend that distance.
“I wish all our Jewish neighbors in New York City a heartfelt ‘L’Shana Tova’, with all my thanks for the invaluable contributions you’ve made to our community. May our collective kindness, dedication and charity continue to serve as a shining light in our beloved city.”