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Rosh Hashanah in the Nizhny Novgorod Jewish Society
// 24.10.2011

On Wednesday tonight on October 28, in the synagogue there assembled hundreds of Jews to celebrate New Year 5772. The event started from showing of film of the Rebe Lubavitch. This video has relation to holidays of the month of Tishrei. After that, students of the school of “Or Avner” sang merry songs timed to the holiday. Then the assembled people saw a film special timed to Rosh Hashanah in which they could learn of events carried out by our community in passing year. After that, special invited guests congratulated all with the holiday, to be exact behalf from the city and region authorities there appeared with his speech Mr. Alexander I. Makeev. In addition, with speech of welcome appeared in front of assembled people the first secretary of the Embassy of Israel in Russian Federation Mr. Shlomo Voskoboinik. His congratulatory speech there delivered the Chief Rabbi of the Nizhny Novgorod region of Shimon Bergman, and at its end, they uttered the holiday prayer after which women burned holiday candles. After the official part, they invited all assembled guests for a stand-up meal where there were traditional dishes for Rosh Hashanah: apples and honey, pomegranates etc. At the end of the festival all presented people got new calendars by our community.

On Thuesday, October 26 for the holiday prayer and sounding the shofar there assembled enormous amount of people.

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