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Rosh Hashanah

Definition: The Jewish New Year. Considered to be the first day of the New Year.

Considered to be a very solemn time, yet festive celebrations take place.

Rosh Hashanah coincides with the new moon that will be full on, or soon after, the autumn equinox.

Celebrated in September or October.

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Detailed origins and customs of Rosh Hashanah.

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