Rosh Hashanah 2023 – When, Why and How Is It Celebrate?

Rosh Hashanah 2023 is The Jewish New Year, Which is the First of The Jewish High Holy Days. The Meaning Head of The Year, The Festival Begins on The First Day of Tishre, The Seventh Month of The Hebrew Calendar. The Festival Falls During September or October, a 10 Day Period of Festival. Rosh Hashanah Commemorates The Creation of The World and Marks The Beginning of The Days of Awe.

This Year Rosh Hashanah 2023 Begins on Sunday, September 15 and Ends on The Evening of Tuesday, September, 17. However The Exact Date of Rosh Hashanah Varies every Year. The Date Fixed by Hebrew Calendar, where it begins on the first day of the seventh month.

Rosh Hashanah 2023

Rosh Hashanah Occurs at the start of Tishrei, Which is Seventh Month, When God is Said to have created the world. But, The Hebrew Calendar Beings With The Month of Nisan. So, According To Jewish, Rosh Hashanah is The Birthday of The World. Rosh Hashanah can be Seen as World Create Day rather than new years in The Secular sense.

According to Jewish Tradition, During 10 Days of Awe between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, God Deciding What Creatures Will live or Die in the coming year. However, Rosh Hashanah is the Birthday of the Universe as Well as The anniversary of the creation of Adam and Eve. This Year it Will beings at Sundown on The eve of Tishrei 1 and Ends After Nightfall on Tishrei 2 in English Calendar Falls on September 15 to September 17, 2023.

When is Rosh Hashanah 2023?

Rosh Hashanah begins on the 1st of Tishrei and continues for two days.

Rosh Hashanah occurs on the following dates:

  • 2023: Jewish Year 5784: Sunset September 15, 2023 – Nightfall September 17, 2023
Rosh Hashanah Pictures
Rosh Hashanah Pictures

Celebrating Rosh Hashanah

The Traditional Rosh Hashanah Celebration Start With Candle Lighting in The Evening. Then More Traditional Festive Meals with Sweet Delicacies During Night and Day. Most Traditional Celebration is Prayer Services that include the sounding of the ram’s horn (Shofar) on both mornings and desisting from creative work.

Food is an important part of Rosh Hashanah Celebration. May Special Foods are Included in a traditional Meal as Blessing. Sweet Foods Eaten To Symbolize  our hope for a “sweet new year”. On This Day, We Enjoy “New fruit” Which Recently Come into Season but we have not yet. The fish also symbolizes the translation of Rosh Hashanah, which means “Head of the Year” in Hebrew.

A pretty, symbolic bread called challah is baked, sweetened with raisins and braided into a round shape. Apples are dipped in honey, again symbolizing sweetness. All of these traditions are important, because they help to connect us to the deeper meaning of the Rosh Hashanah holiday.

Fast Facts of Rosh Hashanah

  • Rosh Hashanah means “head of the year” in Hebrew.
  • It is referred to as the “day of judgment.”
  • According to the Talmud, the world was created on the first day of Tishrei, the seventh month of the Jewish calendar.
  • Rosh Hashanah begins the High Holy Days or Ten Days of Penitence, which end with Yom Kippur.
  • One of the most significant rituals during Rosh Hashanah is the blowing of the Shofar, or ram’s horn. It is used as a call to repentance during the High Holy Days.
  • Pomegranates are eaten because the seeds are symbolic of the many commandments in the Torah that Jews must fulfill.
  • Another popular ritual is to walk to a river or stream and recite special prayers of penitence. Afterward, one throws breadcrumbs in the river, to symbolically cast away sins.

Symbolic Foods

On Rosh Hashanah Celebration, We eat Symbolize Food. Here a list from The talmud of Symbolic Food. (The food and its related meaning are written in capital letters.)

After eating LEEK or CABBAGE, say: “May it be Your will, God, that our enemies be CUT OFF.”

After eating BEETS, say: “May it be Your will, God, that our adversaries be REMOVED.”

After eating DATES, say: “May it be Your will, God, that our enemies be FINISHED.”

After eating GOURD, say: “May it be Your will, God, that the decree of our sentence should be TORN apart, and may our merits be PROCLAIMED before You.”

After eating POMEGRANATE, say: “May it be Your will, God, that our merits increase as the seeds of a POMEGRANATE.”

After eating the HEAD of a sheep or fish, say: “May it be Your will, God, that we be as the HEAD and not as the tail.

Cynthia Russell

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