in a Nutshell
ROSH HASHANA IN A NUTSHELL
When was it this year?
Erev Rosh HaShana – Wednesday 20 September, 2017/1st Tishrei
Rosh HaShana – Thursday 21 September, 2017/2nd Tishrei
When will it be next year?
Erev Rosh HaShana – Sunday 9 September 2018/1st Tishrei 5778
Rosh HaShana – Monday 10 September, 2018/2nd Tishrei 5778
What is Rosh HaShana in a nutshell?
It is the Jewish New Year
How is it celebrated?
- Shofar is blown each morning for the entire month of Elul preceding Rosh Hashana to awaken the listeners from their slumber and prepare for the coming ‘judgement’ of Yom Kippur
- Penitential prayers are recited call Selichot
- Eat apples dipped in honey to symbolize a sweet year
- A round challah bread served to symbolize the cycle of the year
- Ritual of Tashlich is performed on the afternoon of the first day and ones sins are symbolically thrown into the flowing water
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