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Rosh ha-Shanah


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    • Day of Judgement
    • Day of Judgment
    • Day of Remembrance
    • Jewish New Year
    • Judgement, Day of
    • Judgment, Day of
    • New Year, Jewish
    • Remembrance, Day of
    • Rosh Hashana
    • Rosh Hashanah
    • Rosh Hashonoh
    • Yom ha-Din
    • Yom ha-Zikaron (Rosh ha-Shanah)
    • Yom Ha-Zikkaron
    • Yom Hadin
    • Yom Hazikaron
    • Yom Teruah
    • Yom T'ruah
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  • Sources

    • found: Baḥya ben Asher ben Ḥlava. Thoughts for Rosh Hashonoh, ©1980
    • found: Goldin, B.D. The world's birthday : a Rosh Hashanah story, ©1990.
    • found: Britannica online, Jan. 16, 2019(Rosh Hashana. Alternative names: Day of Judgment, Day of Remembrance, Rosh Ha-shanah, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Ha-Zikkaron, Yom Teruah. Rosh Hashana (Hebrew: "Beginning of the Year"), Hashana also spelled Hashanah or Ha-shanah, also called Day of Judgment or Day of Remembrance, a major Jewish observance now accepted as inaugurating the religious New Year on Tishri 1 (September or October). Because the New Year ushers in a 10-day period of self-examination and penitence, Rosh Hashana is also called the annual Day of Judgment; during this period each Jew reviews his relationship with God, the Supreme Judge; also known as the Day of Remembrance, for on this day Jews commemorate the creation of the world, and the Jewish nation recalls its responsibilities as God's chosen people)
    • found: Rosh Hashanah 101, via My Jewish learning website, Jan. 16, 2019(Rosh Hashanah; Jewish New Year; fall holiday, taking place at the beginning of the month of Tishrei; also known as Yom Hadin or the Day of Judgment, on which God opens the Books of Life and Death, which are then sealed on Yom Kippur)
    • found: What is Rosh Hashanah?, via Chabad.org website, Jan. 16, 2019(most common name for this holiday is Rosh Hashanah; the Torah refers to this day as Yom Teruah (Day of Shofar Blowing); in our prayers, we often call it Yom Hazikaron (Day of Remembrance) and Yom Hadin (Day of Judgement) since this is the day when G‑d recalls all of His creations and determines their fate for the year ahead; together with Yom Kippur (which follows 10 days later), it is part of the Yamim Nora'im (Days of Awe, or: High Holidays))
    • found: Jewish glossary, via ReformJudaism.org website, Jan. 16, 2019:Yom HaDin (Alternate spelling: Yom Ha-Din, Yom ha-Din. "Day of Judgement"; alternate name for Rosh HaShanah) Yom T'ruah ("Day of Shofar Blowing"; alternate name for Rosh HaShana)
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    • BM695.N5
  • Change Notes

    • 1986-02-11: new
    • 2019-04-09: revised
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