Rosh Hashanah, which is considered the first day of year according to the Jewish calendar, is 163 days later than the first day of Pesach. The day of Rosh Hashanah changes each year. It is celebrated on September 5 the earliest and on October 5 the latest.
It is celebrated from September 9 to 12 this year.
The activities prohibited on the day of Shabbat on Saturday are also prohibited throughout the day when Rosh Hashanah is celebrated.
At dinner, symbolic foods expressing hopes and wishes for the new year are eaten by saying the related prayer.
On Rosh Hashanah, round Challah bread is served, symbolizing the cycle of the year. In the second morning of the new year, a hollowed-out ram's horn called Shofar is blown at synagogue to wish a happy new year.
Between the days of Rosh Hashanah and Kippur, it is required to do Tsedaka (charity). It is viewed as a duty of co-religionism to help the ones in need.
We wish a happy Rosh Hashanah.
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