Jeremy Corbyn’s pesach message

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Jeremy Corbyn’s pesach message

“I would like to send my warmest regards to Jewish communities all over Britain who are preparing for the Pesach holiday."

Jeremy Corbyn
Jeremy Corbyn

“I would like to send my warmest regards to Jewish communities all over Britain who are preparing for the Pesach holiday.

I have always been moved by the Passover story of the Israelite escape from enslavement. It is a universal message of the struggle for liberation, and one that continues to inspire many who fight for justice and equality all over the world.

The 19th century Rabbi of the North London Synagogue, Joseph Morris, summed up its meaning when he said: “Passover affirms the great truth that liberty is the inalienable right of every human being.”

That is the message I will be thinking of over the Pesach holiday. I believe it is an aim and a principle that every one of us can support and cherish.

I would like to wish you all Chag Kasher Vesameach.”

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