- 4 hrs ago How To Prevent Oily Eyelids From Ruining Your Make-up
- 5 hrs ago What Causes Chest Pain During Pregnancy And How To Treat It?
- 5 hrs ago Is Homemade Baby Food Safe? A Guide To Make Baby Food At Home
- 6 hrs ago Aamna Sharif In Colourful Crop Top-Skirt And Floral Printed Crop Top-Skirt, Which One Is Prettier?
- Movies Kaun Banega Crorepati 12: Can You Answer The 1 Crore Rupees Question That Stumped Chhavi Kumar?
- Technology Honor 10x Lite Officially Unveiled: What Are The Highlights?
- News Observers' no to repolling in 71 seats of Bihar assembly elections
- Sports IPL 2020: In my mind it's a hundred, says Gayle after getting out for 99
- Finance RIL Q2FY21 Profit At Rs. 9567 Crore; Drops 15% YoY
- Automobiles 2021 Triumph Trident 660 Roadster Unveiled: Will It Come To India?
- Travel 10 Best Places In Bangalore To Dine Out With Your Beloved This Karva Chauth
- Education DDU Entrance Exam Result 2020 Declared For UG & PG Admission 2020-21
Rosh Hashanah is an important Jewish festival that marks the Jewish New Year. According to Jewish mythology, Rosh Hashanah was the day when God created Adam, the first man on the earth. This year the festival began on 18 September 2020 and will go on till the morning of 20 September 2020. Jewish people observe this festival as the 'birthday of the world'. Today we are going to tell you more about this day.
Rosh Hashanah is also known as Yom Teruah which means the day of shouting and blasting. The first two days in a Jewish calendar is known as Tishrei 1 and 2. People engage in merrymaking and festivities.
The festival also marks the beginning of 'Days of Awe', a 10-day long period which is all about introspection and repentance. The Day of Awe comes to a peak on the 10th day which is celebrated as Yom Kippur or as the Day of Atonement.
- The word 'Rosh Hashanah' means 'the first' and 'head of the year'.
- People light candles in the evening and exchange sweets with each other.
- Special meals and dishes are prepared for this festival and people enjoy the same with their loved ones.
- Special prayers are performed which include the rituals of blowing the ram's horn (shofar) in the mornings of the Rosh Hashanah.
- Jewish people believe that their actions on Rosh Hashanah make a huge impact on their future.
- People seek blessings from the Almighty. They request the Almighty to bestow peace, love and humanity on the earth.