“Across Alberta, Jewish communities gathered today for the sacred observance of Yom Kippur.

“At the end of this holiest of days in the Jewish calendar, I hope that Alberta’s Jewish communities feel comforted after seeking God’s forgiveness, are reinvigorated in their faith after spending time in introspection and are confident in the year ahead after taking time to set goals.

“Hear O Israel: the L-rd is our G-d, the L-rd is one.”