Community has to be conscientious with its NY celebrations

PRITI Patel has urged the British Jewish community to be more assiduous when it comes to coronavirus safety as Rosh Hashana and the High Holy Days approach.

The Home Secretary, in conversation with Board of Deputies chief executive Gillian Merron via Zoom on Tuesday night, said: “This is the time of year when families come together, and when communal worship and prayer matters a great deal — at this time, more than ever.

“It is important that the community can still celebrate the festivals and holidays, but by being conscientious.

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