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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.
Hello! Here is important information for Rosh Hashanah 2020. Let’s begin with the dates: Rosh Hashanah begins September 18 at sundown and it concludes at nightfall on September 20. When Is Rosh Hashanah in Other Years? Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, ...
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.
We already petitioned G‑d on Rosh Hashanah. Why are we going through the whole exercise all over again on Yom Kippur? Doesn’t G‑d get a little annoyed at the repeat performance?
Yes, it is true that Rosh Hashanah is a very serious day. But is it meant to be frightening? Certainly, this kind of relationship with G-d, with Torah and with Rosh Hashanah is not what G-d ever meant . . .
And which nuts are included?
There are different reasons given for this custom, each impacting the parameters of what (and when) exactly we refrain from eating.
What actually occurred on the first Rosh Hashanah, more than 5700 years ago? What are we commemorating?
Not sure what to wear when attending Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services? This article is for you.
Handy tips to keep in mind from a Judaica store owner
Throughout the Jewish month of Elul, the sound of the shofar can be heard every morning coming from synagogues and homes in Jewish neighborhoods around the world. On Rosh Hashanah, the shofar will be blown by experts trained not only in producing a moving...
How Old is the World? The secular world continually disputes our belief that the world is less than six thousand years old. Their arguments are supported by the many stones and fossils which have been found, dating, according to their scientific calculati...
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