Slices of apple are dipped in honey to express hopes for a sweet and fruitful year. If you have never experienced this delicious treat – give it a try and wish others a sweet new year!
This year Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown of Friday, September 18 and is celebrated for two "days" ending in the evening on Sunday, September 20. Rosh Hashanah marks the beginning of the Days of Awe, a 10-day period of introspection and repentance that culminates in the Yom Kippur holiday, also known as the Day of Atonement. Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are the two “High Holy Days” in the Jewish religion. More on Yom Kippur next week.
Below are two helpful articles for celebrating the New Year.