Saudi Arabia Commission of the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice has warned people not celebrate New Year’s Eve has warned against celebrating New Year’s Eve lest the wrath of Allah fall on them,
The Commission explained that there is a Muslim religious edict banning such levity.
The same force previously has banned the sale of red roses and gifts on Valentine’s Day. Its job is to enforce Saudi Arabia segregation of the sexes in public and to make sure women are covered from head to toe when in public.
About the Author: JewishPress.com brings you the latest in Jewish news from around the world. Stay up to date by following up on Facebook and Twitter. Do you have something noteworthy to report? Submit your news story to us here.
If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.
Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.
If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.