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Rosh Hashana, is a festival in Judaism celebrating the first day of the Jewish year. The name literally means "Head of the Year." It is celebrated for two days beginning on Tishrei 1.
Special customs during the holiday include hearing the blowing of the shofar 100 times during prayer services, eating apple dipped in honey, as well as reciting the special Tashlich prayer next to a body of water.
According to one diplomatic official, the visiting Israelis are more likely to listen to an Israeli policeman in uniform warning him of misbehavior, than to a local gendarme.
The move was made to accommodate the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the Jewish holiday Rosh Hashanah.
30,000 ultra-Orthodox Jews are estimated to have traveled to the Ukrainian town of Uman for Rosh Hashanah.
The visitation figure included the number of Jews who visited the site from the week before Rosh Hashanah to Simhat Torah, which ended on Monday night.
By JEREMY SHARON
Slichot, a prayer for forgiveness consisting of songs, laments, confessions and blowing of the shofar, is practiced on the nights of Elul and the days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF,DENNIS ZINN
Gabbay’s message received more than 2,400 likes on Facebook.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Leket’s team of 52,000 volunteers rescues and delivers annually more than 2.3 million meals and 14.4 million kg. of produce and perishable food items.
By EYTAN HALON
You ask, Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot answers. Soldiers ask their Chief of Staff open questions.
By MAARIV ONLINE
Lapid mocked Netanyahu's promise at a Likud rally last week to win 40 seats for the ruling party.
The comments came amid reports Iran positioned missiles in Iraq.
By HERB KEINON
Speaking at a pre-Rosh Hashanah event for the heads of local authorities, Netanyahu said that Israel was a “rising world power.”
MKs Smotrich and Moalem sing ‘slichot’ together in ancient Jericho synagogue.
President Reuven Rivlin made the remarks at his annual Rosh Hashana toast.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
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