'Head of the Year.' A festival which occurs on the Jewish New Year in which a shofar, an instrument made out of a ram's horn, is blown in remembrance of Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son, Isaac to God. It also reminds them that God is the ruler and judge and that the people have to improve their ways. According to Jewish tradition, Rosh Hashanah is the birthday of the world. It is a day where the Jews pray not only for themselves, but for all mankind.
is the Jewish New Year and takes place over two days, usually in September. This followed by Yom Kippur, ten days later and is the time commonly referred to as the High Holidays.
"Head of the year', the New Year festival in the month of Tishri (Autumn)
"Head of the Year," the new year, which begins on the first of the month of Tishre.
the New Year according to the Hebrew calendar
Literally first of the year. The new year for the purpose of counting years.
(Judaism) a solemn Jewish feast day celebrated on the 1st or 1st and 2nd of Tishri; noted for the blowing of the shofar
is the New Year Holiday which begins the introspection of our lives on the first of Tishrei. (the first month in the Hebrew lunar calendar) There are ten days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
Jewish New Year, celebrated on the first and second of the month of Tishrei.
The festival which celebrates the beginning of the Jewish New Year.
"Head of the Year," the Jewish New Year. Click here for details
The Jewish New Year and the anniversary of the creation of the world, Rosh Hashanah is the first of the Ten Days of Awe (also known as the Ten Days of Repentance) that conclude on Yom Kippur. It marks the beginning of the holiest time of the year for Jews. (Judaism)
(Jewish) New Year; Observance is marked by a time of introspection, abstinence, prayer and penitence; The story of Abraham is read, the ram's horn is sounded, and special foods are prepared and shared
The celebration of the Jewish new year.
"Head of the Year." The Jewish New Year. Celebrated on the first day of Tishri. The holiday initiates a period of soul-searching and reflection that culminates on Yom Kippur.
Head of the Year The Jewish New Year commemorating the creation of the universe; universal day of judgment. Falling on the first and second days of the month of Tishri when Jews examine their actions of the preceding year; Eighth tractate in the Mishnah order of Moed, discussing regulations related to the sanctification of the new moon and the blowing of the ram's horn on the festival of Rosh Hashanah. See further: Rosh Hashanah Summary & Rosh Hashanah Index
Holy day celebrated in September or October representing the Jewish New Year.
(Hebrew for "beginning of the year") Jewish New Year celebration in the fall of the year, the month of Tishri.
The Hebrew New Year, which occurs in the Fall. It is believed that on this day God judges the world, and decides what kind of year everybody will have.
lit., `head of the year': The solemn Jewish New Year Festival, falling on 1 and 2 Tishrei.
The Jewish festival of the civil New Year celebrated on the first and second days of the month Tishri. During this holiday trumpets are blown as a call for repentance. Many Christians look towards Rosh Hashanah as a possible time for the rapture. (Numbers 10:1-10)
Rosh Hashanah (Hebrew: ×¨××© ×”×©× ×”, Biblical: , Israeli: , Yiddish: ) is literally translated as "head of the year", and idiomatically refers to the Jewish New Year. The term first appears in the Bible, in Ezekiel 40:1.