Shana Tova

Roger Cohen
Roger Cohen
Roger Cohen, Special to Valley News Jews worldwide will be wishing each other, “Shana Tova,” a happy and healthy New Year with the stress on remaining healthy during the coronavirus pandemic. The Jewish New Year, known as Rosh Hashanah, which means “head of the year,” is observed for two days. Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown Friday, Sept. 18, an ends at sundown Sunday, Sept. 20. In Judaism, people believe that it is the year 5781, and it has been 5781 years since the creation of the world. Maybe you have seen a picture or hears someone sound a shofar by blowing it? I still have the first shofar that I bought in Israel 40 years ago. When I bought it, I had images in my head of blowing my shofar so loud that I could bring down Jericho’s walls like Joshua. Rosh Hashanah is
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