By Mason and Amelia
What is it
Rosh Hashanah means the head of the year, It is the first day of the Jewish year this is also the anniversary of the creation of Adam and Eve. This is also a celebration of the special relationship with God and humanity. It is also the anniversary on mans first sin and his repentance
They are not permitted to work on this holiday because its a day for self reflecting and fasting. It is also one of the holiest days. A lot of the Jewish religion stay home. Schools close, stores close and large Jewish towns seem to completely shut down on.
When it is
This celebration goes from October 2nd through October 4 this year those days of the week are Sunday through Tuesday
What do they eat
Vegetarian mock chopped liver, avacado mango salsa caviar and chive cream cheese, Sea bass spring rolls are some of many appetizers. Moroccan fish, fruity roast, Baked chicken with honey soy-sauce are some of the many main dishes eaten. Cakes, cheesecakes, cookies chocolate candies, cupcakes and doughnuts are all eaten as desserts.
How it is celebrated
They all gather and eat special foods, along with special prayers like praying for a good year. They also bless one another inscribed and sealed for a good year. Talshlich, is a special prayer said near a body of water.