Archive for September 27th, 2011

Did You Know? Countdown to Rosh Hashanah (09/27)

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011


Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
About Rosh Hashanah &
the Jewish High Holy Days

Sept 27 : 01 day to Rosh Hashanah*

Did you know that on the first two nights of Rosh Hashanah, families and friends customarily gather for a holiday meal?

Traditional foods include apples dipped in honey, round challot, carrots, pomegranates, and dates.

Rosh Hashanah begins a 10 day period, known as the High Holy Days or Yamim Nora’im, a time of penitence and prayer that ends with Yom Kippur. Jews worldwide are given these 10 days to repent for their sins and ask G-d for forgiveness.

We’ll be presenting a new “Did You Know?” fact each day as we countdown to Rosh Hashanah and the Jewish High Holy Days. Please join us!

*Rosh Hashanah 5772 begins at sundown on Wednesday September 28, 2011.

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(September 27) Today we’re celebrating . . .  Ancestor Appreciation Day

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Ancestor Appreciation Day
A day for learning about and honoring your family’s ancestors.

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