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20 things you didn’t know about Rosh Hashanah

Espresso Logo By Alison Larabie Chase of Espresso | Slide 2 of 21: Although Rosh Hashanah is often demarcated as a single day in pre-printed calendars, it’s actually a two-day holiday that marks the first and second days in the Jewish year, known as Tishrei 1 and Tishrei 2 on the Jewish calendar. The words “Rosh Hashanah” mean “the beginning of the year.”

It lasts two days

Although Rosh Hashanah is often demarcated as a single day in pre-printed calendars, it’s actually a two-day holiday that marks the first and second days in the Jewish year, known as Tishrei 1 and Tishrei 2 on the Jewish calendar. The words “Rosh Hashanah” mean “the beginning of the year.”

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