The Secretariat and the working Committee of the United Nations has recognized the day of judgment the official celebration, which will be held meetings, and employees will be given the day off.
This decision was made at the insistence of Israel with U.S. support.
Judgment day is the most important holidays in Judaism. It is a day of fasting, repentance and remission of sins. Celebrated on the tenth day of Tishrei, completing Ten days of repentance. According to the Talmud, on this day God gave his verdict, assessing human activities in the past year.
Traditionally, on this day, faithful Jews observe a nearly 25-hour abstention from eating, spending most of the day in intense prayer and visiting the synagogue.
In total, the number of holidays the UN has increased to 11. In the list of holidays also include Christmas, Good Friday, Eid El-Fiter, Eid El Adha, New year and American thanksgiving, independence Day, labor Day, President’s Day and memorial Day.