At sundown Wednesday, the most sacred 10 days in Jewish spiritual life begin as Rosh Hashana ushers in the Jewish New Year with traditions that date back thousands of years.
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Rabbi Leonard Zukrow of Temple Beth-El in Munster leads Tashlich on Thursday along the shores of the pond at Hartsfield Village.
MUNSTER | They stood on the banks of a sun-sparkled pond Thursday throwing pieces of bread upon the water, symbolically casting away their sins at the dawn of a new year.
Munster Temple Beth-El congregation members gather on Thursday to participate in the ritual of Tashlich, in which bread — representing sin — is tossed into water.
The most sacred 10 days in Jewish spiritual life begin at sundown Wednesday, echoing back through history more than 5,500 years and ahead to the future.
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For Jews around the world, preparations are being made as we approach one of the most solemn periods in the Jewish calendar. Rosh Hashana — the Jewish New Year — is not a time when we revel and celebrate, like we all do Jan. 1. It is, however, a time of reflection, introspection and growth.
Rosh Hashanah, the celebration of the Jewish New Year and the start of the its High Holy Days, is considered a time of renewal.
Rosh Hashanah, often called the Jewish New Year, is a holiday steeped in family and historic tradition. While a typical New Year's Eve celebration on Dec. 31 focuses on revelry and having a great time, Rosh Hashanah is more about a sense of heritage and a chance for rejuvenation.
It is hard to imagine we are in a new decade. We can only hope and pray the next 10 years will bring more joy and happiness to our world than the last.
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