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Rosh Hashanah - Jewish New Year

JEWISH NEW YEAR ROSH HASHANNAH

Rosh Hashanah - Jewish New Year

רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה‬, literally meaning the "beginning of the year" is the Jewish New Year. The Biblical name for this holiday is Yom Teruah (יוֹם תְּרוּעָה‬), literally "day of blasting". It is the first of the Jewish High Holidays (יָמִים נוֹרָאִים‬ Yamim Nora'im. "Days of Awe") Rosh Hashanah is the first two days of the Jewish new year, Tishrei 1 and 2, beginning at sundown on the eve of Tishrei 1. How do we celebrate?  We light candles in the evenings,  enjoy festive meals with sweet delicacies during the night and day, prayer services that include the shofar blowing (rams horn)...

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