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  1. The Meaning Of “Rosh Hashanah”

    What is Rosh Hashanah? Rosh Hashanah, commemorated in September or October, marks the beginning of the Jewish New Year. At sunset, families and friends gather to pray and then eat the traditional honey and apples, which symbolize the hope for a sweet new year. Rosh Hashanah, also spelled Hashana or Ha-shanah, comes from Hebrew and, most simply put, means “beginning of the year.” According to the Hebrew Bible, …