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Rosh Hashanah

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Rosh Hashanah: (lit. “head of the year”); the solemn New Year holiday, falling on 1 and 2 Tishrei, and beginning the ten Days of Repentance.
Head of the Jewish Year
Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year. It is the anniversary of the creation of Adam and Eve, and a day of judgment and coronation of G‑d as king.
Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, falls on the Hebrew calendar dates of 1 and 2 Tishrei. Here are the coinciding secular dates for the upcoming years: 2016:   October 2 (at sundown) - 4 2017:   September 20 (at sundown) - 22 2018:   Septe...
Why do we take our New Year’s Day so seriously? What’s this whole judgment deal? Why all the prayers? Can’t we just party?
All other Jewish holidays have something happy and beautiful about them. Rosh Hashanah only frightens me.
The anniversary of the creation of Adam and Eve, a day of judgment and coronation, the sounding of the shofar . . .
What happened on Rosh Hashanah? . . . Who needs kings? . . . The one hundred sounds of the shofar . . . and links to 100 essays, stories, thoughts, insights and how-to guides about the festival we call “head of the year.”
An Overview of Rosh Hashanah's Traditions and Customs
The basic Rosh Hashanah observances, with links leading to more information.
Are you ready for an entirely different year?
The Secret of Rosh Hashanah
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