Rosh Hashanah New Year Celebration

L’shana tovah u’metukah! The most common greeting is \”Happy New Year.\” The equivalent in Hebrew is \”Shanah Tovah,\” (pronounced shah-NAH toe-VAH) which literally means \”good year.\” Rosh Hashanah is the only Jewish holiday that is two days long both outside and inside of Israel. The celebration is called yoma arichta, translated as “a long day,” because the 48-hour holiday is considered to be one extended day.  Rosh Shashanah is the first of the Jewish High Holy Days specified by Leviticus 23:23–32 that occur Read more…