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Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah 2018

Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown on Sunday, Sept. 9 and ends at sundown on Tuesday, Sept. 11.

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Rosh Hashanah

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

The Final Hours Before Rosh Hashanah

Customs for the day and evening before the Jewish New Year.

Must-Know Rosh Hashanah Words and Phrases

Your glossary for the Jewish New Year.

What is a Shofar?

Blowing the ram's horn on the High Holidays.

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.

The Lowdown on High Holiday Tickets

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

The Art of Teshuvah

The Jewish practice of repentance involves not merely turning away from sin, but turning toward the dark parts of ourselves.

Shabbat Blessings for Friday Night

Lighting the candles, saying Kiddush and other Shabbat dinner rituals.

Modern Jewish Holidays 101

There are a handful of holidays that entered Jewish life in the latter half of the 20th century.

The High Holidays

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

How to Light Shabbat Candles

What you need to know about this ritual welcoming the Sabbath.