Sawaddee Pee Mai (‚Happy New Year‘ in Thai)

19.09.2012                      03.Tischrei. 5773                      Fasttag Gedaliah


Sawaddee Pee Mai ('Happy New Year' in Thai)

Reporter's Notebook: I found myself some 7,500 kilometers away at a massive Rosh Hashana eve celebration hosted by Chabad of Phuket, Thailand.

Milling around the 400 – capacity ballroom as freshly suntanned guests shouted in Hebrew to friends across the floor, I could have been at a wedding hall in Tel Aviv….