Rosh HaShana – the Jewish New Year is celebrated starting with this Wednesday evening.

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First, here are some basics about the holiday…

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… and a less conventional way to celebrate using animation and rap music …

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… and the shofar blown in an unexpected place …

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgOmKqob-bA

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… and in more traditional one, in one of the few Yiddish films ever made, staring the great cantor Moyshe Oysher …

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… and for the end – apples and honey for a traditional wish for a sweet New Year!

SHANA TOVA – A Happy New Year, with Peace for Israel and for the whole world, with good health, friendship and joy for everybody!