NY Mayor Elect Eric Adams postpones inauguration to after Shabbat

December 15, 2021   |   Tags: ,
Eric Adams will delay his public inauguration ceremony by several hours on Saturday, Jan.1, to accommodate his Jewish supporters, the Forward reported Tuesday. Traditionally, the inauguration of New York City’s elected officials takes place on Jan. 1 at noon. This year, Jan. 1 is a Saturday, meaning the midday ceremony would be happening on Shabbat, when observant Jews typically do not travel. Adams decided to shift the ceremony until later in the evening after Shabbat ends so his observant Jewish supporters could attend. .....


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