Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah and the Creativity of Remembering

The Jewish New Year calls upon us to both reach back into the past and step forward into the future.

Rosh Hashanah 2022

In 2022, Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown on Sunday, Sept. 25 and ends at sundown on Tuesday Sept. 27.

Beyond Apples and Honey: Symbolic Foods for Rosh Hashanah

Recipes for traditional and meaningful Jewish new year delicacies.

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Summary

In this Torah portion, Moses describes the Covenant between God and the Israelites, urging the Israelites to uphold the Covenant and honor the Torah so that they may be rewarded with life in the Land of Israel.

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Parashat Nitzavim

Deuteronomy 29:9 - 30:20

Isaiah 61:10 - 63:9

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Moses' final address to the Jewish people takes on added significance because of its proximity to his death.

Videos

Tashlich, the Symbolic Casting Off of Sins

A Rosh Hashanah ritual for the whole family.

What Do Jews Believe About Jesus?

How Judaism regards the man Christians revere as the messiah.

Mayim Bialik Explains Rosh Hashanah

Confused about the Jewish New Year? Mayim breaks it down.

Recipes

Soy and Ginger Braised Brisket Recipe

This modern brisket recipe offers a delightful twist on the Jewish classic.

11 Essential Brisket Recipes for Rosh Hashanah

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The shofar is mentioned in the Torah. An instruction manual, straight from the sources.