Muslims and Jews can only overcome challenges through solidarity and mutual cooperation to prevail over shared hatred, education, not legislation is needed. On both sides, the urge to live and let live peacefully must prevail over any other sentiments.
The final vote needs to take place before Christmas, because it's a local holiday at our New York office and many others. The irony is that while the General Assembly's delegates have no plans to make Christmas a global UN holiday, they have still chosen it as a good time to go on vacation.
Yom Kippur - the day where there's no water, no food and worst of all, no football. Old men with beards muttered to themselves, the girls in the gallery looked at me and then quickly turned the other way once I caught them staring and then there was the drone of the Rabbi's sermon.
What would you think of David Cameron if he called a general election on Christmas Day? Among the politer reactions would be 'Did he really have to choose that day? This the Jewish equivalent of what Australian prime minister Julia Gillard has done in calling a general election for 14 September 14.