When Is Rosh Hashanah

The Jewish New Year is known as Rosh Hashanah. It is celebrated in the month of Tishrei every year. It falls ten days before Yom Kippur. Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are together known as Yamin Nora’im. In Hebrew, it means the day of Awe and in English it is means High Holy Days.

How do people celebrate Rosh Hashanah?

 People blow the shofar like a trumpet. The shofar is the ram’s horn and is a 3000 year old musical instrument. On this day, people refrain from eating sour or bitter food. Sweet foods like apples dipped in honey, sweet bread and pomegranates are eaten.

Jewish Observances