Jewish New Year

noun another term for Rosh Hashana.

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  • Jewish New Year — first and second days of the month of Tishri in the Jewish calendar, first day of the Jewish year, holiday at the beginning of the Jewish Year …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Jewish New Year — noun (Judaism) a solemn Jewish feast day celebrated on the 1st or 1st and 2nd of Tishri; noted for the blowing of the shofar • Syn: ↑Rosh Hashanah, ↑Rosh Hashana, ↑Rosh Hashonah, ↑Rosh Hashona • Topics: ↑Judaism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jewish New Year — noun See Rosh Hashana …   Australian English dictionary

  • Jewish religious year — Introduction       the cycle of Sabbaths and holidays that are commonly observed by the Jewish religious community and officially in Israel by the Jewish secular community as well. The Sabbath and festivals (feast) are bound to the Jewish… …   Universalium

  • NEW YEAR'S CARDS — The widespread custom of sending Jewish New Year s cards dates to the Middle Ages, thus predating by centuries Christian New Year s cards, popular in Europe and the United States only since the 19th century. The custom is first mentioned in the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • New Year's Day — For other uses, see New Year s Day (disambiguation). New Year s Day Observed by Users of the Gregorian calendar and others Significance The first day of the Gregorian year Date January 1 Celebrations …   Wikipedia

  • New Year's Day — January 1, celebrated as a holiday in many countries. [1150 1200; ME] * * * First day of the new year, celebrated with religious, cultural, and social observances around the world. It is usually marked by rites and ceremonies that symbolize… …   Universalium

  • new year — [[t]ˈnu ˈyɪər, ˈnyu[/t]] for 1; [[t]ˌyɪər[/t]] for 2 n. 1) the year approaching or newly begun 2) (caps.) a) New Year s Day b) the first few days of a given year c) the Jewish new year; Rosh Hashanah …   From formal English to slang

  • New Year's Day — • Since there was no necessary starting point in the circle of the year, we find among different nations, and among the same at different epochs of their history, a great variety of dates with which the new year began. . . Catholic Encyclopedia.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • New Year — For other uses, see New Year (disambiguation). The New Year is the day that marks the beginning of a new calendar year, and is the day on which the year count of the specific calendar used is incremented. For many cultures, the event is… …   Wikipedia

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