Rosh Hashanah

The Jewish New Year

Rosh Hashanah, on Sunday, marks the beginning of Hebrew calendar with the celebration that will last two days.

Rosh Hashanah literally means the “head of the year” and also marks the anniversary of the birth of the universe God creation of Adam and Eve.

It is the day to reflect the person’s dead of the past years and set the tone for the year ahead.

Rosh Hashanah is celebrated on different days each year, according to the Hebrew moon colander, It occurs on the first and second days of the Jewish month of Tishri, which is the seventh month of the religious year but the first month of the civil year.

There are similarities with the marking of Rosh Hashanah and Islamic Hajji calendar that depends on the movement of the moon, it begins each month marked by the observance of a new moon seen for the first time.

The first day of the beginning of the new Islamic Hajji calendar the first month Muharram 1438 Sunday, October 1, 2016.

We wish all the Jewish people as well as the Muslims peace, happiness and tranquilities.

Written by; Ramzi Mavrakis