US President Joe Biden on Friday released a statement in honor of Rosh Hashanah, which begins at sundown on Friday.

“Tonight at sundown, Jewish communities in the United States and around the world will celebrate Rosh Hashanah – the Day of Judgment, the anniversary of the creation of the world, and the start of a Jewish new year,” wrote Biden.

“Throughout the High Holidays – commencing with Rosh Hashanah, continuing through the 10 Days of Repentance, and concluding on Yom Kippur – the stirring sound of the shofar calls us to examine our character and conduct. Heartfelt prayers invite us to repair our relationship with each other, with ourselves, and with God. And the tashlich ritual, that symbolizes casting away our sins, inspires us to learn from our mistakes and commit to doing better in the future.”

“During this spiritual time of reflection and atonement, we are also uplifted by the hope a new year brings. As Jewish families gather around the table, and apples are joyfully dipped in honey, we are reminded that it is never too late to change and begin anew. Our actions have the power to shift the balance of our fate, our nation, and our world,” the President wrote in his statement.... Read More: Arutz-7