Collection: Rosh HaShanah & Yom Kippur
Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year, celebrated on the 1st and 2nd days of the Hebrew month of Tishrei, which means that it is celebrated on a different date in the fall. Yom Kippur falls 10 days after Rosh HaShanah,it is known as a 'day of repentance' because it is spent in reflective prayer. Traditions include eating apples dipped in honey and blowing the shofar (ram’s horn). Many Jews attend synagogue on these days and the preceding evening. Rosh Hashanah is celebrated in many different ways by Jewish communities with songs, prayers, stories and special foods. It is customary to offer celebrants a good, sweet New year with the Hebrew words Shana Tova.