Jewish Activity Guide for Summer

Find fun activity ideas for your Jewish residents for the upcoming summer Jewish holiday, Rosh Hashanah, which begins during the final days of summer.

Summer Jewish Holidays:

Holiday Dates Description
Rosh Hashanah Thursday, September 21 - Friday, September 22 The Jewish New Year
Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year. Customs of Rosh Hashanah include the lighting of candles, the sounding of a Shofar (ram's horn), and the eating of sweet treats like apples and honey. This year Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown on Wednesday, September 20 and lasts until sundown on Friday, September 22.

Activity Ideas
  1. Go apple picking.
  2. Create New Year's Cards that residents can share with families.
  3. Contact your local synagogue & have them come in to blow a Shofar (ram's horn).
  4. Live-stream Rosh Hashanah services from a synagogue.

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