Rosh Hashanah | October 2 - 4, 2016
(From ReformJudaism.org) Rosh HaShanah (literally, "Head of the Year") is the Jewish New Year, which marks the beginning of a 10-day period of prayer, self-examination and repentance. This period, known as the Yamim Noraim (Days of Awe or High Holy Days), is widely observed by Jews throughout the world, many with prayer and reflection in a synagogue. There also are several holiday rituals observed at home.
Rosh HaShanah is celebrated on the first day of the Hebrew month of Tishrei, which—because of differences in the solar and lunar calendar—corresponds to September or October on the secular calendar. Customs associated with the holiday include sounding the shofar, eating a round challah, and tasting apples and honey to represent a sweet New Year.
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Rosh Hashanah Community Picnic!
Monday, October 3 at 12:30 pm
Celebrate Rosh Hashanah Barnert-style… with family, friends and food!
Join Your Barnert Community on the Patio and Lawn After Rosh Hashanah Morning Services!
- Catch up with old friends and meet some new ones.
- Enjoy our light Kiddush Picnic.
All are welcome to join us immediately following morning services. Rain or Shine.
Young Families: Please join us at 12:30 pm for a light picnic, and then
celebrate our creative Rosh Hashanah experience with Rabbi Frishman and Rabbi Steiner,
in the sanctuary, at 1:30 pm!
Tashlich at 3 pm: We will meet at Graydon Park in Ridgewood for Tashlich services.
What a great way to welcome a sweet new year! Shanah Tovah!