The Palestinian Affairs Unit of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem “promotes and facilitates engagement between People and Palestinians in any respect ranges of presidency, society, and the personal sector.”
Apparently, this engagement contains not acknowledging Jewish holidays:
The “native vacation” to which they’re referring is Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. Why they might not point out it’s anybody’s guess, however I think the mere point out of it sends many anti-Zionist-not-antisemitic palestinian Arabs into conniptions.
In case you have been questioning, Rosh Hoshana obtained the identical therapy:
I’m simply grateful they a minimum of talked about 9/11, and never as “some US commemoration” or “some day some folks did one thing”:
as a result of some palestinian Arabs may be delicate about that day too