NYC Council confuses Yom Kippur and Hanukkah in botched post

NYC Council confuses Yom Kippur and Hanukkah in botched post

Oy vey!

The Metropolis Council seemingly confused sacred Jewish holidays on Tuesday because it wished the Huge Apple a “Completely satisfied Yom Kippur” — a day of atonement — in a social media publish that prominently featured a Hanukkah menorah.

The Council shortly deleted and apologized for the publish — however not earlier than New Yorkers had their enjoyable with it.

“OYYYY @NYCCouncil,” wrote journalist Jacob Kornbluh, whose publish concerning the error went viral. “👇 (Yom Kippur isn’t Hanukkah 🕎 and the Day of Atonement isn’t essentially “glad”)”.

“They forgot to incorporate an image of Matzot!,” joked Joel Rubin.

By 5 pm, Kornbluh’s tweet had been reshared greater than 100 instances and preferred by greater than 1,000 accounts.

The Council changed the deleted publish with one which included a graphic with a somber blue background and the standard greeting of “G’mar Chatima Tova.”

“We acknowledge the error of our earlier publish on #YomKippur and thank all those that introduced it to our consideration,” the Council mentioned in a tweet to Kornbluh apologizing.

“We sincerely hope all New Yorkers observing this Day of Atonement have a straightforward and significant quick.”

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