Jewish New Year 2017

Jewish new year 2017, also known as Rosh Hashanah is celebrated on the first and second days of Tishri which coincides with September or early October. Unlike, in some other traditions, Rosh Hashanah begins on the first half of the seventh month on the Jewish calender. In Hebre, Rosh Hashanah means “Head of the Year” or “First of the Year”. It is one of the holiest day as per Jewish year. In Bible, the day is referred to as "Yom Ha-Zikkaron" (the day of remembrance) or "Yom Teruah" (the day of the sounding of the shofar). Jewish People belive that on this day, God judges them for deeds in preceding year. The day is kept as complete holiday and no work is done on the day. In fact, the day is utilized to correct that mistakes done in the past year through following the steps of repentance, prayer and charity.

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