The Nizhny Novgorod Jewish Community Celebrated the Rosh Ha-Shanah
// 24.09.2009

On September, 18, Friday, hundreds of Jews assembled in the synagogue to celebrate the New 5770th Year of the creation of the first human being. The event started from showing the movie that summed up last year activity of Nizhny Novgorod Jewish Community. After the showing students of the school of “Or Avner” sang songs dedicated to the Rosh ha-Shanah. Then women lit holiday candles and there started a holiday prayer. After that there were Kiddush and a traditional Jewish meal where there were apples with honey, pomegranates etc. For the festival everyone was handed a gift and a calendar of the community.

"Translated by Mark Gart".

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