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.
Rabbi Moishe Chanowitz will blow the shofar on the border between French St Martin and Dutch Sint Maarten in the Caribbean.
Britain's Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, and leader of Her Majesty's Opposition, Kier Starmer, have both released Rosh Hashana messages.
Shofar-blowing ceremonies are being organized in each of Budapest’s 23 districts at open-air and accessible locations.
Everyone else thinks it’s “gross”. Well if any family members are reading this, how about throwing me a bone this year and make some honey cake for me!”
Israel's population is expected to reach 10 million people by 2024, 15 million by 2048, and 20 million by 2065.
The capital's sanitation workers have been working to clean the streets of the city from various form of dirt to trash piles and abandoned cars.
The Emoji was designed so one could differentiate between the honey and the apple even at a small size.
Two years ago, I couldn't - I was sitting shiva for my father. I thought I would never have to spend Rosh Hashanah without a community again.
This centrality of the home and of family comes into renewed focus on Rosh Hashanah.
The Rosh Hashanah holiday has never been more relevant or needed.