Rosh Hashanah

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What is a Shofar?

Blowing the ram's horn on the High Holidays.

Rosh Hashanah

The Lowdown on High Holiday Tickets

Why many synagogues are "pay to pray" -- and options for those on a budget.

Rosh Hashanah 2017

Rosh Hashanah begins at sunset on Wednesday, September 20 and ends on the evening of Friday, September 22.

The High Holidays

A guide to Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and the days in between.

Must-Know Rosh Hashanah Words and Phrases

Your glossary for the Jewish New Year.

Rosh Hashanah 101

The Jewish new year is a time of rejoicing and of serious introspection.

Where to Stream High Holiday Services

How to watch Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur prayer services online.

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Rosh Hashanah

Impress your friends and family with these little-known facts about the Jewish New Year.

What Is Shabbat Shuvah?

The Sabbath between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur emphasizes themes of return and repentance.

A Sephardic Rosh Hashanah Seder

A ritual for the Jewish New Year that goes far beyond dipping apples in honey.

Tashlich, the Symbolic Casting Off of Sins

A Rosh Hashanah ritual for the whole family.

How to Prepare for Rosh Hashanah

During the month of Elul, prayers to say and vows to renounce.

Rosh Hashanah Customs

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