Jews will officially celebrate Rosh Hashanah, or the Jewish New Year, this Wednesday, September 20 at sundown. During this special time of year, it is customary to dip apples in honey at mealtime and recite the prayer, “May it be thy will that we be blessed with a good, sweet year.” In the photo above, Rabbi Eckstein celebrates the holiday by following this tradition with new French immigrants who just arrived in the Holy Land!
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Houston's Jewish communities are finding makeshift solutions for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur after flooding and damage cause by Hurricane Harvey.
We recently received this wonderful thank-you letter from one of the 8,500 Israeli single mothers who received Fellowship food cards for the upcoming High Holy Days. We are so happy to see these deserving moms celebrate the holidays with their children.
Selichot is a book of prayers and supplications for forgiveness recited by Jews during the High Holy Days, a vital part of repentance.
Let us listen to the messages from above and from below, so that we will know exactly where we belong in this world.