Rosh Hashanah -begins at sundown on September 25
- Rosh Hashanah -begins at sundown on September 25
Rosh Hashanah is celebrated by Jewish people who follow the religion of Judaism. In 2022, Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown on Sunday, Sept. 25, and ends at sundown on Tuesday, Sept. 27. Rosh Hashanah is generally a time of spiritual reflection and prayer. A special horn called a shofar is blown to signal the start of the new year.
People often send cards and have gatherings of relatives on this day. They eat traditional foods that may vary depending on where they live but will often include bread called challah and sweets such as apples and honey.