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Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah is the beginning of the year. On that day Adam, the first man, and Eve were created. Although creation began six days before Adam and Eve were created, the 10th day is nonetheless considered the beginning of
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Obama Remarks in Advance of Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur

As we look forward to the beginning of the Jewish High Holidays Sunday night, I want to extend my warmest wishes to all those celebrating the New Year. This is a joyful time for millions of people around the world. But Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are also (more...)

Happy Rosh Hashanah!

Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year, "a time in which we're called to reflection and introspection". It is observed and celebrated on the first two days of Tishrei, the seventh month of the Hebrew calendar (nine and eight days before Yon Kippur). It is the new year for people, animals, and (more...)


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