Tag Archives: Jewish New Year

Shana Tova Umetuka – 5779

Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins tonight, and lasts for 2 days, until sundown on Tuesday night.  The Jewish year follows the lunar calendar, and the number counts the number of years since Creation. This year we will mark … Continue reading

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Shana Tova Umetuka – 5775

Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins tonight, and lasts for 2 days, until sundown on Friday night. The Jewish year follows the lunar calendar, and the number counts the number of years since Creation. This year we will mark … Continue reading

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Shana Tova Umetuka – 5774

Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins tonight, and lasts for 2 days, until sundown on Friday night.  The Jewish year follows the lunar calendar, and the the number counts the number of years since Creation. This year we will … Continue reading

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Shana Tova Umetuka – 5773

Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins tonight, and lasts for 2 days, until sundown on Tuesday night.  The Jewish year follows the lunar calendar, and the the number counts the number of years since Creation. This year we will … Continue reading

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Shana Tova Umetuka

Tonight we begin celebrating Rosh Hashana, the start of the new Jewish year.  Rosh Hashana is not marked by great parties and merry-making for the Jewish New Year is also known as the Day of Judgement, the day when all … Continue reading

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