10 Must Know Rosh Hashanah Fun Facts

Wishing all our students a Happy, Healthy, and Prosperous Jewish New Year.

Rosh Hashanah Sameach

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Did you know?

  • Rosh Hashanah is the birthday of the universe


  • It is the day that Adam and Eve were created


  • Rosh Hashanah is celebrated over 2 days all over the world


  • The Shofar (a ram’s horn) is blown on both days of Rosh Hashanah


  • The biblical name for the Jewish New year is Yom Teruah, which means “day of shouting or blasting


  • Jewish people are not supposed to work or use any kind of electricity on this day


  •  Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are the two “High Holy Days” in the Jewish religion


  • Rosh means head in Hebrew, and in many Jewish homes a fish head is on the table for Rosh Hashanah


  • Tradition, Tradition, Tradition. It’s a tradition to eat New or interesting fruits you have not eaten in a long time. Exotic fruits such as pomegranates


  • Delicious sweet foods are eaten such as apples, honey, and raisins all symbolizing a sweet new year


What is your favorite sweet food?

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