7 October 2016
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon sent warm wishes to Scotland’s Jewish community as they celebrated Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year.
“On behalf of the Scottish Government, I am delighted to send my warmest greetings to Jewish people across the world as they begin to celebrate Rosh Hashanah.
“The Scottish Government deeply values the positive contribution made by Scotland’s Jewish communities to our society, and the important role they play in supporting community cohesion as part of our modern and diverse country.
“At this time of reflection, I hope the forthcoming year will bring joy and happiness to all.”
— Nicola Sturgeon (@NicolaSturgeon) October 2, 2016