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Rosh Hashanah 101
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Random Jewish Facts

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What do we eat that symbolizes a sweet new year?

What is apples and honey

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What is the name of instrument we use on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur?

What is shofar

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What is Rosh Hashanah?

What is the beginning of the Jewish new year

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What is the holiest holiday in Judaism?
What is Yom Kippur

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Why do we put honey on our food on Rosh Hashanah?
What is to symbolize a sweet new year

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What do we put on the Rosh Hashanah table to symbolize the holiday being the 'head' of the new year?

What is fish

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What is a shofar made out of?

What is a rams horn

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How do you wish people a happy rosh hashanah in Hebrew? Hint: Translates to 'Have a sweet and happy new year'
What is Shana Tova Umetukah.

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What is the tradition of tashlich? (We will be doing tashlich together next week :) )
What is throwing bread into a moving body of water to symbolize getting rid of our sins

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Name one of three things you cannot do on Yom Kippur?
What is eating, drinking, wearing leather, putting on perfume etc.

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How many seeds do we say that a pomegranate has? Hint: It is the number of mitzvot or good deeds that a person can do throughout their lifetime.

What is 613

300

Name one of the three sounds a shofar makes

What is Tkiah, Teruah and Sh'varim

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What are you supposed to do in the 10 days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur?
What is reflect on your year and apologize for anything bad you have done in the past.

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How long does the Yom Kippur fast last?
What is from sunset to sunset (25 hours!)

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How many times can you try to apologize to someone before Yom Kippur?
What is three

400

Name one of the 7 fruits or vegetables listed in the bible called the Seven Species of Israel

What is wheat, barley, grape, fig, pomegranates, olives and dates

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What animal's horn cannot be used to make a shofar?

What is a cow/bull

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What does the word teshuva mean? Hint: It's one of the things you are supposed to do between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
What is repent or apologize

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What is the prayer we say on Yom Kippur called?
What is Kol Nidrei

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What color clothes do you traditionally wear on Yom Kippur?
What is white

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Why do we eat round challah on Rosh Hashanah? (There are multiple right answers)

What is creation of the world/ cycles of the year

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Why do we blow the shofar? (there are multiple answers)

What is the way holiday's were announced during biblical times OR the loud sound is a wake up call for our souls

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The Days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are called the Days of...?
What is Days of Awe

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Why do we fast on Yom Kippur?
What is concentrating on the past year and your relationship with G-d

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What is the number of times a shofar can be heard during a Rosh Hashanah service? Hint: It is between 50 and 300
What is 100