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dc.description.abstract This article describes the meaning and observance of Rosh Hashana from an Orthodox perspective. The article notes that Rosh Hashana means "Head of the Year": "Just like the head controls the body, our actions on Rosh Hashanah have a tremendous impact on the rest of the year." It is the "birthday of the universe," and marks the day Adam and Eve were created. A central feature of the observance of the holiday is the sound of the shofar (ram's horn", which is blown on both days of Rosh Hashana, and "represents the trumpet blast that is sounded at a king’s coronation," as well as serving as a call for repentance. The article describes the observances and symbols associated with the holiday. Click on the link to read. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher en_US
dc.subject Religion en_US
dc.subject Chabad en_US
dc.subject Rosh Hashanah en_US
dc.subject High Holy Days en_US
dc.subject United States en_US
dc.subject Othodox Judaism en_US
dc.subject Shofar en_US
dc.title What Is Rosh Hashanah? en_US
dc.title.alternative The Jewish New Year, anniversary of the creation of Adam and Eve, a day of judgment and coronation, and sounding of the shofar . . . en_US
dc.type Article en_US
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