The Caribbean island of Jamaica has declared 11 Nissan to be Education and Sharing Day, and called for government officials, educators, and citizens, to reach out to young people and work to create a better, brighter and more hopeful future for all.
By Anash.org reporter
The Governor General Of Jamaica, Hon. Patrick Allen, declared Sunday, Yud Alef Nissan, to be Education and Sharing Day in Jamaica, making it the only country outside the US and Canada to issue such a proclamation.
Shliach Rabbi Yaakov Raskin received the proclamation honoring the Rebbe at the King’s House in S. Andrew, Jamaica. The edict calls for government officials, educators, volunteers, and citizens, to reach out to young people and work to create a better, brighter and more hopeful future for all.
“April 2, 2023, will mark 121 years since the Rebbe’s birth, and the date will be celebrated across Jamaica and around the globe in tribute to the Rebbe’s vision, guidance and leadership; and we can nurture the unity of diverse peoples through encouraging increased acts of goodness and kindness, imbued with awareness that even a single positive act of an individual can make a major impact in this world.
“Governor-General of Jamaica do hereby proclaim Sunday, April 2, 2023, to be: Education and Sharing Day, Jamaica and call upon government officials, educators, volunteers, and citizens to reach out to those within your communities and work to create a better, brighter, and more hopeful future for all.”
For the past 40 years, presidents, houses of congress, and local governments have recognized the date corresponding to the Rebbe’s birthday on the Jewish calendar as Education and Sharing Day, honoring an individual who brought education to the forefront of public discourse.
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