Tag: holiday

  • Rosh Hashanah 101

    This Wednesday evening (Sept. 24), Jews in the Holy Land and the Diaspora will be entering into the Jewish New Year, 5775. How is it that the Jewish calendar is starting year 5775, but based on the the Gregorian (aka Western) calendar, it is 2014? The Jewish Calendar starts from the creation of Adam and Eve, which was estimated to…