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Let’s Learn about Rosh Hashanah

Discover more about the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, and how it differs from a traditional New Year celebration by watching a video, reading an overview, or listening to a radio podcast.

Rosh Hashanah Traditions

Learn more about some of the traditions associated with Rosh Hashanah in this podcast from Holy Land Moments.

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Rosh Hashanah - A New Beginning

Listen as Yael Eckstein shares her memories of celebrating Rosh Hashanah as a young girl.

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Rosh Hashanah - Head of the Year

Listen to Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein as he explains the significance of Rosh Hashanah, which literally means the Head of the Year.

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Rosh Hashanah - The Sounding of the Shofar

During Rosh Hashanah, the key tradition is the sounding of the trumpet, or the shofar. Learn more on this podcast.

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Rosh Hashanah - The Liturgy

The Rosh Hashanah service ends with a beautiful prayer.

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Rosh Hashanah: God's New Year

In his popular video teaching series, Journey to Zion, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein teaches Christians about Rosh Hashanah.

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Celebrating the New Year — Rosh Hashanah!

Learn more about the many traditions and observations associated with celebrating Rosh Hashanah in Israel and around the world. 

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