Yom Teruah

Yom Teruah Party

Come blow the Shofar and hear about all the symbolism of this very special Holy Day found in Leviticus 23 at 6pm on September 20, 2017.  Please bring a fingerfood dish to share for dinner, bring your shofar to blow, and bring your joy to celebrate together!

Hosted by Archie and Colleen at their home on their back deck overlooking the Wenatchee valley and Orchards at 14 38th St NW, East Wenatchee, WA

 

honey , green and red apples for Rosh Hashana the jewish new year

 

Rosh Hashanah 2018

Rosh Hashanah begins at sunset on Wednesday, September 9th and ends on the evening of Friday, September 11th

What is Rosh Hashanah?

Rosh Hashanah, literally the “head of the year” is the Jewish New Year. It is a time of inner renewal and divine atonement.  Watch this short video for a quick introduction to Rosh Hashanah.

What foods do we eat on Rosh Hashanah?

It is customary to have big feasts on both nights of Rosh Hashanah and there are thus a plethora of customary dishes, including: honey cake, brisket, tzimmes and more Rosh Hashanah recipes.

What are some Rosh Hashanah practices?

One of the common practices of Rosh Hashanah is attending the High Holy Day services, where the shofar can be heard.

Many people go to a Tashlich service where they throw bread crumbs into a naturally running body of water as a means of casting away their sins. On the second night of Rosh Hashanah it is customary to eat a new fruit, a symbol of newness.

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