Rosh Hashana Newswire

Rosh Hashana Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Rosh Hashana.

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  1. New beginnings on Rosh HodeshRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | New Jersey Jewish News

    ... possibility of starting our own lives over again. We regularly associate that message with the New Year, but Rosh Hashana is just one new moon of many. I love Rosh Hashana's message of life renewed. But some months are so bad, I'd rather not wait a ...


  2. Do not become weary in well doingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | WorthyNews

    ... beautiful ceremonies of the Jewish faith is called "Tashlich". Tashlich means to cast away. Every year between Rosh haShana and Yom Kippur, Jewish people around the world journey to a nearby river or stream and cast in bread crumbs as they confess ...


  3. Personal rabbinical documents reveal their thoughts & queriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... which are cut into 7 long narrow strips are glosses and corrections written in pencil from the "Rebbe." *A Rosh Hashana letter written and signed by the Rebbe in Elul 1953, wishing klal yisroel a "Good Sweet Year, materially and spiritually." He ...


  4. Why the New Year begins on January 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 1 | Earth & Sky

    ... Day on January 1, some cultures and religions do not. Jews use a lunar calendar and celebrate the New Year on Rosh Hashana, the first day of the month of Tishri, which is the first month of their calendar. This date usually occurs in September. Most ...


  5. New Year's Eve vs. Rosh Hashana : Can Jews celebrate both?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 29 | Jerusalem Post

    ... the globe, including in Israel, follow this calendar, even though Jews have their own New Year's Eve known as Rosh Hashana, marking the beginning of the new year according to the Hebrew calendar. Orthodox Rabbi Gideon Shloush of Congregation Adereth ...


  6. Moshe Rabbenu and NASARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 27 | Lazer Beams

    ... reached via advanced satellites and atomic clocks. Put down the astronomy book and start learning Tractate Rosh Hashana, the Rambam's laws of the new moon, and the Tiferet Yisroel's commentary on Mishnayot. If you're looking for a degree, go to ...


  7. Shalom Sherki murdered 20 months ago; still awaiting justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 26 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... here since the Return to Zion, way before there was ever a State or "occupation". Only five months later, on Rosh HaShana 5776 when the attacks became more frequent, did the bodies of the "latest terror wave" or the "third Intifada" begin to be ...


  8. Where you can celebrate the start of Hanukkah in the San Fernando ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 24 | LA Daily News

    ... teachers during Hanukkah, which led to parents also giving children money. Unlike on the High Holy Days of Rosh Hashana, the Jewish new year, or Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, observant Jews are permitted to work and attend school during ...


  9. Small Jewish community ever present in Lake Lanier areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | The Times

    ... in North Georgia is small compared to her home state of New York. Unlike the Jewish "high holidays" of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, she said Hanukkah is not a religious holiday, but rather a celebration of traditions, something she fears is slipping ...


  10. Katie Herring: Cultivates - 'How going to bed with a honey cake can help your relationship'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Oxford Mail

    ... tombs it wouldn't matter too much if it did. In Jewish tradition, apple slices are dipped in honey and eaten at Rosh Hashana to bring a sweet new year and a Greek wedding tradition involves a bride making crosses in honey on her new home to ensure ...


  11. Hanukkah may outshine Christmas this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... Menorah lighting at McKeldin Square. I grew up during the 1970s in a secular New York household. We observed Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, Passover and Hanukkah. My family otherwise steered clear of religion. As Hanukkah approached I excitedly ...


  12. A lion's taleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... the middle and Hol Hamoed. They were already mad at me because at the end of the summer, I told them there was Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur. Motzei Yom Kippur, they called me up and said that they had a really good gig for me with the BBC on a ...


  13. The "Official" Snarky Guide To The Differences Between Christmas and HannukahRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | The Jewish Press

    ... it was created by Rabbis. Now that's not necessarily a bad thing, but bigger holidays like Passover Sukkot, and Rosh Hashana for example ,were designated by God. And God outranks the rabbis ( a fact that some rabbis agree with). Chanukkah is only a ...


  14. GRAPEVINE: On the right noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... belongings and left its home to make aliya, it's not just frustrating, it's frightening. In the week prior to Rosh Hashana, an El Al flight that was supposed to bring 207 immigrants from Ukraine to Israel was delayed for three days due to the record ...


  15. chantal-and-daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | The Jewish Press

    ... she even worked at night, too. It wasn't until this past September that she was forced to stop. Right before Rosh Hashana Chantal began having odd pains in her side and other strange health issues. At first she hesitated to visit the doctor, as that ...


  16. Deck the mallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... our holidays. "Happy New Year" signs go up in September, not the end of December. You can find honey dishes for Rosh Hashana, decorations for Sukkot, and now, menorahs and gifts galore for Hanukka. Before each holiday, there is a table set up taking ...


  17. A Christmas MemoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Pasadena Weekly

    ... Sinai synagogue in Oakland for services every Saturday morning and we celebrated all the Jewish holidays, like Rosh Hashana and the very serious Yom Kippur. I attended Sunday school as well, but my mother, who was on her second marriage by the time ...


  18. Do you want to see the Glory of God?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | WorthyNews

    ... builders must have been thinking about this glorious house they were building? ... One of the major themes of Rosh Hashana is called Akedat Yitzchak, which means the Binding of Isaac. According to Jewish tradition, God told Abraham that the ram's ...


  19. A Prayer for Leonard CohenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | New Jersey Jewish News

    ... was observant, famously cancelling a series of UK concerts in 2013 when they were mistakenly scheduled for Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur. He became active in Zen Buddhism, turning away from music completely in the mid-'90s and being ordained as a ...


  20. Rishonim react to cultural differences, the U.S. electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | New Jersey Jewish News

    ... Rishon Letzion, 18, were both surprised at the formality of dress, especially in synagogues. Levi said, "During Rosh Hashana everyone wore jackets and suits and ties. In Israel, you get married with this manner of clothing." Khoubian added, "I was ...