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Rosh Hashanah 2013

Everything you need to know to celebrate the Jewish New Year.

When is Rosh Hashanah 2013?

Rosh Hashanah 2013 begins at sunset September 4th, and ends on the evening of September 6th.

What is Rosh Hashanah?

Rosh Hashanah, literally the “head of the year” is the Jewish New Year. It is a time of inner renewal and divine atonement.

What foods do we eat on Rosh Hashanah?honeycake

It is customary to have big feasts on both nights of Rosh Hashanah so of course there are many customary dishes.
Honey cake
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What are some Rosh Hashanah practices?

On top of going to services, where the shofar can be heard. Many people go to a tashlikh service where they throw bread crumbs or lint into a naturally running body of water as a means of casting away their sins. On the second night of Rosh Hashanah it is customary to eat a new fruit.

 

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Rosh Hashanah Traditional Foods and Recipes

Recipes for the Jewish new year

Rosh Hashanah Customs

Suggestions for bringing the messages of the New Year home from synagogue.

Must-Know Rosh Hashanah Words and Phrases

Your glossary for the Jewish new year