7 sweet facts about Rosh Hashanah you may not know


September 8, 2023

This story originally appeared on Kveller. 

Shanah Tovah, Happy, Healthy New Year! The Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, is nearly here. I can tell this coming year is going to be a good one - the bar is already so low, we can only go up from here!

Rosh Hashanah, or "Head of the Year" is observed this year from sundown on Sept. 15 through Sept. 17. Rosh Hashanah celebrates the beginning of the next year on the Hebrew lunar calendar and is a time of great reflection, repentance and, of course, guilt.

In honor of this very important Jewish holiday, we eat special foods, don white attire, hea...

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