Rosh HaShanah - ראש השנה

Rosh HaShanah - ראש השנה
When: September 29, 2019 to October 1, 2019
Summary: The Jewish New Year, the first of the High Holy Days.


Rosh HaShanah is a two day celebration which begins on the first day of Tishrei, the first month of the Jewish calendar. Rosh HaShanah customs include sounding the shofar and eating symbolic foods such as apples dipped in honey. Traditional greetings: Shana Tova - in Hebrew means "A Good Year." (Hebrew: שנה טובה‎) Shana Tova Umetukah - in Hebrew means "A Good and Sweet Year." (Hebrew: שנה טובה ומתוקה‎) Ketiva ve-chatima tovah - in Hebrew means "May You Be Written and Sealed for a Good Year." (Hebrew: כתיבה וחתימה טובה‎)