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Rosh Hashanah and 4 other New Years not on Jan. 1

Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah)Tonight marks the eve of the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah. In Hebrew, Rosh Hashanah means "head of the year." Judaism follows a "luni-solar" calendar — we're about to enter the year 5774 — and Rosh Hashanah always begins on the first day in the month of Tishrei. It marks the beginning of the High Holidays, which includes Yom Kippur, the "day of atonement.
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