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The Green Party extends condolences to Jewish communities in Israel and around the world on the tragedy at Mount Meron

The Green Party extends condolences to Jewish communities in Israel and around the world on the tragedy at Mount Meron

April 30, 2021 12:20 pm
Federal, Federal Green Party

 

OTTAWA  – The Green Party of Canada extends its deepest condolences to Jewish communities in Israel and around the world following the devastating tragedy that occured during a gathering to celebrate the Lag B’Omer holiday at Mount Meron. At least 45 people died and over 150 people were injured in a stampede at the celebration site early Friday morning.

“Our hearts go out to all those who have lost loved ones and we wish a speedy recovery to those who were injured,” said Green Party Leader Annamie Paul. “That such a disaster could occur in the midst of a joyful outdoor celebration is almost unimaginable. We are all deeply saddened and send our profound condolences. Baruch Dayan Haemet.”

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Rosie Emery

Press Secretary 

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