Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur
The High Holidays
Rosh Hashanah 2014 begins at sundown on Wednesday, September 24, ushering in the Jewish year of 5775. The two days of Rosh Hashanah kick off a period known as the Days of Awe, or the Ten Days of Repentence, culminating in Yom Kippur, which begins at sundown on Friday, October 3.
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The High Holiday liturgy talks about our fate for the year being determined on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Does Judaism believe that?
Rosh Hashanah Recipes
Ever year at Rosh Hashanah we wish our family and friends a "sweet year." But Jewish tradition encourages us to engage all our tastebuds when thinking about the year to come.
Simanim - Symbolic Foods
If there's anything Jews love as much as food, it's superstitions. Simanim combine both, telling us what to eat for an auspicious New Year.
Toasting the New Year
While it may not be traditional to raise a glass in honor of the Jewish New Year, that doesn't mean we can't concoct special cocktails for the occasion.
All JewishBoston.com Recipes
Browse our collection for old favorites and new ideas for your holiday table.