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8 Most Important Things to Know About Rosh HaShanah

Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year and according to tradition it marks the anniversary of the creation of the world. This year Rosh HaShanah is September 17th - 18th and a fun infographic from Mike with Art provides a great starting point for reviewing important facts about the holiday. Click on the image above to see the full-size infographic on Mike's site, then read "The 8 Most Important Things to Know About Rosh HaShanah" if you'd like to know even more.
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