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.
The exquisite, agonizing time of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's passing underscored one of the great lessons of her own life and of Rosh Hashanah: how we make use of the time God grants us matters.
News of her death traveled quickly via social media, and became a focal point in many New Year's services, religious leaders and observant Jews said.
Nearly 700 patients in serious condition * 40 people died over the holiday
Lapid: In December, elections will be initiated that will take place in March.
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.