Reception on the Occasion of the Jewish New Year Festival Rosh Hashanah

More+Events ♦ Published: September 23, 2019; 17:03 ♦ (Vindobona)

The two-day Jewish New Year festival Rosh Hashanah lasts from the evening before 30 September to 01 October 2019 and is always celebrated 163 days after the Passover. At a reception at the Austrian Federal Chancellery, Chancellor Bierlein and Foreign Minister Schallenberg thanked the guests for coming, in particular the Ambassador of the State of Israel for her tireless bilateral commitment.

Federal Chancellor Brigitte Bierlein, together with Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg, hosted a reception at the Federal Chancellery on the occasion of Rosch Haschana. / Picture: © Bundeskanzleramt (BKA) / Andy Wenzel

"Rosch Hashanah is a time of looking back and looking forward, a time when the deeds are considered and weighed. This dares to look into the future and prepares the way for the future," said Federal Chancellor Brigitte Bierlein on the occasion of the Jewish New Year celebration at the Federal Chancellery at a reception hosted by the Jewish Religious Society.

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