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Rosh Hashanah message: British PM Theresa May salutes ‘remarkable’ Israel, vows to fight anti-semitism

Speaking on the eve of the Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year celebration, Mrs. May told members of the Jewish community from business, the arts, politics, public services and charities about her plans to...

JDC provides Rosh Hashanah aid to elderly Jews in the former Soviet Union

Impoverished elderly Jews across the former Soviet Union are expected to receive extra food and traditional holiday fare, including apples and honey, for the Rosh Hashanah Jewish New Year. The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee...

President Trump’s inspirational words on Israel and the New Year

Before the Sabbath, I participated in President Trump’s conference call with Jewish leaders for the new year. The invitation said that the President would “send well wishes for the upcoming holidays” and then move...

Jewish New Year starts Wednesday

Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, will be Wednesday, and area Jews will be celebrating the High Holy Day. Chabad of Peachtree City, 632 Dogwood Trail in Tyrone, and Congregation B'nai Israel, 1633 Hwy. 54...

The right Rosh Hashanah call

Like the secular New Year's Day, the upcoming holiday that celebrates the Jewish new year, Rosh Hashanah, is a time for making noise. Its biblical name literally translates as "day of shouting, blasting of...

Full text of President Trump’s Rosh Hashanah call to Jewish leaders

Full White House text of remarks by President Donald Trump and Senior Advisor to the President Jared Kushner in a call to Jewish leaders, September 15, 2017: MR. KUSHNER: Welcome, everybody, and thank you for joining...

What is Rosh Hashanah?

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, always falls on the first and second day of the Hebrew month of Tishrei. The words “Rosh Hashanah” literally mean “the beginning/head of the year”. Although it is seen...

Pope offers early new year greetings to world’s Jewish communities

“In recent decades, we have been able to draw closer to one another and to engage in an effective and fruitful dialogue. We have grown in mutual understanding and deepened our bonds of friendship,”...