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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.
Hello! Here is important information for Rosh Hashanah 2019. Let’s begin with the dates: Rosh Hashanah begins September 29 at sundown and it concludes at nightfall on October 1. When Is Rosh Hashanah in Other Years? Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, fal...
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 Jewish New Year, anniversary of the creation of Adam and Eve, a day of judgment and coronation, and sounding of the shofar . . .
What: It is the birthday of the universe, the day G‑d created Adam and Eve, and it’s celebrated as the head of the Jewish year. When: The first two days of the Jewish new year, Tishrei 1 and 2, beginning at sundown on the eve of Tishrei 1. Rosh Hashanah 2...
An Overview of Rosh Hashanah's Traditions and Customs
The basic Rosh Hashanah observances, with links leading to more information.
One of the dominant themes of the Rosh Hashanah liturgy is the notion of G-d remembering His covenant with Man. But why the need to remember when He does not forget? This eye-opening class addresses the immanence and essence of Rosh Hashana.
A Rosh Hashanah Tradition
Some people have the tradition to eat leeks on Rosh Hashanah. If you haven’t explored this delicious allium beyond the typical potato-leek soup, you’re missing out. They are delicious in so many ways! Give these braised leeks a try—they end up soft and st...
Why is Rosh Hashana observed for two days in Israel? Why do we customarily eat a new fruit on the second night of Rosh Hashanah? How is the mystery of Rosh Hashanah expressed in a law regarding a simple egg? This class addresses the history, Halacha and K...
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