Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah 2019

In 2019, Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown on Sunday, Sept. 29 and ends at sundown on Tuesday, Oct. 1.

How to Braid Challah for Shabbat, Holidays or Anytime

Our how-to video will help you conquer the art of braiding challah for any occasion.

Beet Chips with Spicy Honey Mayo

Sprinkled with a little salt, these crunchy chips are delicious on their own, and even better when paired with a sweet and spicy pareve mayonnaise

A Sephardic Rosh Hashanah Seder

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

Counting the Jewish Years

How the Jewish year is numbered.

Bring Your Own Books

Seven things to read in shul on the High Holidays.

Rosh Hashanah Customs

How to celebrate the Jewish New Year at home.

The Shofar as Prayer

Lessons from tradition about the meaning of the ram's horn blown on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

A High Holiday Meditation

Facing the music on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

Rosh Hashanah 101

The Jewish New Year is a time of rejoicing and serious introspection.

Rosh Hashanah Liturgical Themes

The focus is on God, humanity and the relationship between the two.

What Happens in Synagogue on Rosh Hashanah

Highlights of the Jewish New Year prayer services.

Shofar History and Tradition

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