UN LISTS YOM KIP­PUR AS OF­FI­CIAL HOL­I­DAY

The Jewish Chronicle - - WORLD NEWS -

THE UN an­nounced on De­cem­ber 21 that Yom Kip­pur would be listed as one of its of­fi­cial hol­i­days. The de­ci­sion comes af­ter two years of cam­paign­ing by the Is­raeli mis­sion to the UN and the Euro­pean Coali­tion for Is­rael. Christ­mas Day, Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha are al­ready recog­nised as of­fi­cial UN hol­i­days.

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