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Rosh Hashanah 2020: Happy Jewish New Year!

Happy Jewish New Year!

According to traditions, 163 days after the first day of the feast of Passover, Rosh Hashanah is celebrated between September and October every year by jewish followers.

Rosh Hashanah begins today, which is a two-day celebration that marks the first day of the Jewish new year.

Rosh Hasanah

What is Rosh Hashanah?

Rosh Hashanah – the first day of the Jewish new year literally means the head of the year in Hebrew – marks the beginning of the Jewish High Holy Days.

God created Adam and Eve on this day and world celebrate the anniversary of this creation. Usually, a prayer service is held in a synagogue where an instrument made from the horn of a kosher animal is blown.

The most important part of Rosh Hashanah is giving back to the society, which is called – tzedakah, or giving back to those in need.

When is Rosh Hashanah?

Rosh Hashanah is a 2 day event that begins tonight (September 18) and continues through nightfall on September 20.

The first two days of the Jewish new year are called Tishrei 1 and 2.

What does Shana Tova mean and what are some other greetings?

Shana Tova is the shortened greeting for Rosh Hashanah or jewish new year. The traditional greeting ‘L’shanah tovah tikatev v’taihatem’, which means ‘may you be inscribed and sealed for a good year.’

shana tova

The most common greeting to hear during this occasion is L’shanah tovah, which means ‘for a good year.’




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