A historical American tour of Rosh Hashana

17.09.2012                      01.Tischrei. 5773                      Rosch Haschanah 1

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A historical American tour of Rosh Hashana

The Jewish celebration of the new year has deep roots in the US.

While Rosh Hashana is described in America during the colonial period, the Revolutionary War period and the War of 1812, The New York Times selected the year 1859 as the first time to focus on the holiday. Here are a few selections from that article….