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Rosh Hashanah 2012: The Jewish New Year Explained

posted on September 17, 2012

The Huffington Post explains Rosh Hashanah, the celebration of the Jewish New Year. This Rosh Hashanah marks the beginning of the 5773 year in the Jewish calendar, and “is celebrated in 2012 from sundown on Sept. 16 to nightfall on Sept. 18.” “A common greeting on Rosh Hashanah is shana tovah u’metukah, Hebrew for ‘a good and sweet new year,'” writes Huffington Post

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