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    Rosh Hashanah Rosh Hashanah heads the year of Jewish festivals and traditions. Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year and is usually celebrated for two days in September or October, depending on when it falls in the Hebrew calendar. Rosh Hashanah celebrates the creation of the world and is a time for reflection and self evaluation. It is celebrated on the first day of the seventh month (the month of Tishri). Rosh Hashanah is celebrated by Orthodox Jews everywhere and is one of the

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    fact that the both holidays ring in the new year and we get a break from school, Rosh Hashanah holds a different and deeper meaning. On the surface both holidays seem to be the same: there are resolutions, there are celebrations taking place, and we bustle around to prepare for coming holidays. However, when you take a closer look you can see that these are only shallow similarities. Both on New Years and on Rosh Hashana we make resolutions, promising to begin to better ourselves. However on

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    Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish new year, a time of serious introspection as well as rejoicing. It is the time to celebrate completing another year while looking back on one’s life. Rosh Hashanah is a fall holiday that takes place in seventh month of the Jewish year. One week of special petitionary prayer called Selicot are added to the ritual before Rosh Hashanah. The meaning of Rosh Hashanah is known as Yom Hadin or the Day of Judgement, on which God opens the Books of Life and Death, which then are

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    Rosh Hashanah Introduction Rosh Hashanah, which means “Head of the Year”, is a one of the most important festivals that celebrates the start of the Jewish New Year. The festival begins on the first and second day of Tishrei, the seventh month of the Hebrew calendar, which is during September or October. It is the day that Adam and Eve were created as the first man and woman and their first actions toward the recognition of mankind’s part in God’s world. Customs are taken place at home and synagogues

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    The Customs of Rosh Hashanah Rosh Hashanah falls on the first of Tishri, a Jewish month which falls in September. It is regarded as a high holy day, on which all normal activity ceases. Even those Jews who are not particularly observant will make an effort to attend the synagogue. It is known as Yomim Norain, or day of awe. It is a day on which one should show humility to God and acknowledge that whatever our intentions may be we will descend into sin. On this

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    A reduced-carb Rosh Hashanah Devorah Stone Rosh Hashanah, means literally "Head of the Year." By tradition the Jewish New Years is the world's birthday. This is a special time for prayer and forgiveness and introspection and casting away your earthly cares and concerns. It's also a time for settling disputes, forgiving others and to evaluate the past year and look forward to a new one. Many Jewish people go to flowing rivers, lakes or oceans any body of water filled with fish and cast their sins

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    Judaism began about 4000 years ago with the Hebrew people in the Middle East. Abraham, who was a Hebrew man, is considered the father of the Jewish faith because he promoted the main idea of the Jewish faith: that there is only one God. At the time a lot of people in the Middle East worshipped many gods. The Jewish tradition, Abraham founded which was later named the Jewish religion in the land of Israel, around 1800 BCE. The Torah says that Abraham came to know that there was only one God, and he

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    Yom Hadin ( Day of judgment) Its called those names because it is when god determines all of their fates for the future year Rosh Hashanah observations The great people by saying “Leshana tovah tikatev v’tichatem” to men (Chabad.org) To woman they say “Leshana tovah tikatevee v’tichatemee” ( Chabad.org) It means “May you be inscribed and sealed for a good year¨ Rosh Hashanah prayers Most of the day is spent in the synagogue. Evening and Afternoon prayers are similar to the prayers on any other holiday

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    Loss of innocence is a change in a person’s behaviors, beliefs, or perspectives as a result of experience. The theme of loss of innocence is often seen in not only literature, but also everyday life. During the Holocaust, many Jewish children were forced into concentration camps, where they endured eye opening experiences that forced them to lose their innocence. In the memoir, Night, Elie Wiesel writes about the experiences that caused him to lose his innocence in the concentration camps. At the

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    Jewish Traditions

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    a holiday that I enjoy celebrating every year because my family and I follow the customs of my ancestors. Another holiday, Passover, is celebrated to remember the historic moments that happened in Egypt a long time ago. The High Holidays, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, are the most religious holidays in Judaism. Chanukah, Passover, and the High Holidays are all cherished holidays, but my families’ Chanukah traditions are my favorite time of the year! Chanukah falls in the Hebrew month

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