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Rosh Hashanah Videos

Watch these inspiring Rosh Hashanah and High Holidays videos and learn its traditions and meaning

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The centerpiece of Rosh Hashanah is blowing the shofar, why do we specifically use the ram’s horn?
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A short listing of the traditional, symbolic foods eaten on Rosh Hashanah eve.
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How we access divine mercy on the High Holidays
A central theme in the High Holiday prayers are the Thirteen Attributes of Mercy. Discover their deeper significance, mystical meaning and the powerful energy uncovered in calling forth G-d’s mercy.
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Preparing Ourselves Spiritually for the High Holidays
We are all familiar with the themes of regret, repentance and confession associated with this time of year, yet there’s a more integral element we must first embrace if we want these days to truly be meaningful. (Filmed at Aventura Chabad in Miami, Florida in 2015)
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A Maestro Prepares for Rosh Hashanah
World renowned trombonist, Haim Avitsur, demonstrates his technique for sounding the ram's horn instrument known as a shofar.
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The meaning of Rosh Hashanah
Rosh Hashanah is not just the start of a new calendar year; it is the renewal of G‑d’s interest in our world that comes as a result of our accepting Him as King.
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Jewish New Year’s Message from Itche Kadoozy
Rabbi Itche Kadoozy attempts to deliver a Rosh Hashanah message. 255 times.
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A Rosh Hashanah Message from Itche Kadoozy
Just a regular, run-of-the-mill Itche Kadoozy video about the meaning of Rosh Hashannah. Except with lots of bee jokes. Don't worry, we made the video and it still doesn't quite make sense to us.
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A Rosh Hashanah Short
That first day of school, your first job interview, your first day in your own home, the first day of the rest of your life...
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What parent can resist the desperate cries of his or her child? The call of the shofar is our raw guttural cry to our Father in Heaven.
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The Paradox of Rosh Hashanah
Rosh Hashanah is the day each year when we reaffirm and deepen our allegiance to G-d. The sounding of the shofar gives expression to our 'coronation' of G-d as our personal Monarch and as the Supreme King of Kings of all creation. This class will address the puzzling fact that nary a hint of this is to be found in Scripture where we are enjoined to observe this sacred day. (Based on various sources in Chassidic literature.)
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A preview of the stimulating and moving events of the month of Tishrei, the Jewish New Year.
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The Jewish New Year
A deeper look into the meanings and customs of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year: From crowning G-d as our king to blowing the Shofar and dipping apple into honey.
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Merging intimacy and awe in the High Holiday prayers
The High Holidays are often approached with fear, but a closer look reveals an inner core of divine intimacy along with human empowerment and illumination.
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by Miri
Miri tells the story of a neshamah that came down to earth to shine light, but got into big trouble instead—and how a shofar rescued the neshamah from despair.
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If you had one wish to be granted by G‑d ... what would it be?
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The shape of the shofar
The meaning and symbolism behind the shape of the ram’s horn sounded on Rosh Hashanah.
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An insider's tour of an authentic shofar factory in Israel
Discover the different kinds of shofars used on Rosh Hashanah the world over and get an inside look into how they’re crafted.
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Animated Comic Strip
Joey and his pals find themselves stranded underwater just as Rosh Hashanah is about to begin!
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The holiday of Rosh Hashanah marks the New Year, a time of renewal and change; yet the beginning of the yearly cycle also contains the polar theme of steadfast resolve and continuity.
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A Rosh Hashanah VideoCast
A Rosh Hashanah greeting from Sara Esther Crispe, editor of TheJewishWoman.org.
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Why We Sound the Shofar on Rosh Hashanah
Discover the layers of meaning in blowing the shofar on Rosh Hashanah, and how it elicits within G-d great pleasure.
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Haazinu Parshah Report
Rabbi Kadoozy astounds the scientific community with this rare satellite footage of planet earth.
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Join Itche and Jono as they cruise through the holidays of the month of Tishrei
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Two reasons for sounding the shofar on Rosh Hashanah
The Talmud teaches that on Rosh Hashanah G-d asks His people to sound the shofar in order to make Him their King, and to “remind” Him of their meritorious past.
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Have you ever wondered why we blow the shofar on Rosh Hashnah? Learn all about the meaning of the most central mitzvah of this holiday.
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On the first day of Rosh Hashanah we go to a body of water to recite the tashlich prayer, where we beseech G-d for mercy, atonement and a good new year.
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In case it has been decreed upon a person to turn to others for help this coming year, it should already be fulfilled now, by receiving this sweet cake.
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2:43
Let’s take a close look at honey, the sweet side of nature. What is it, and from where do we get it?
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Are Your Prayers Getting Mixed Up?
No need to worry that your prayers are getting mixed up in the pipeline... G-d's got millions of callers, but will never put you on hold. He doesn't have a twitter page, but millions follow him. Search for him, this Rosh Hashanah!
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What Wi-Fi sharing can teach us about Rosh Hashanah
Do you take charge of your environment or do you pass the ball around to others? G d appointed each of us as leaders over our spheres of influence and expects us to become a 'ruler' over our surroundings.
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Round Raisin Challah and Tzimmes
Join Bubby and bake the traditional High Holidays round raisin challah, and make tzimmes, the holiday’s special sweet carrot dish.
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