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Celebrating Rosh Hashannah

17 Sep 2023

Happy Rosh Hashannah to our Jewish colleagues

Rosh Hashannah, Celebrate Jewish New Year

We would like to extend our warmest wishes to all our Jewish colleagues who will be celebrating Rosh Hashannah, Jewish new year, this weekend. 

In Judaism Rosh Hashanah is viewed as the birthday of the universe and the day G‑d created Adam and Eve. It is celebrated as the head of the Jewish year. 

Rosh Hashanah 2023 begins at sundown on Friday, 15 September and continues through nightfall on Sunday, 17 September. 

Rosh Hashanah is celebrated with candle lighting in the evenings, festive meals with sweet delicacies during the night and day, prayer services that include the sounding of the ram’s horn (shofar) and abstaining from creative work. 

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