The colorful and significant essence of culture and its prominent diversities from one country to another is best characterized through the different festivals of one nation to another which make millions to grasp about the integral roots of a country’s social dynamics in the most special ways. In today’s article, let us fruitfully discover about a fluvial festival which is popularly known as Rosh Hashanah, or otherwise known as the Head of the Year. To avoid any confusion, it is simply known as the Jewish New Year. Likewise, it is in the same way alluded to as the First of the Holy Days.

Rosh Hashanah is a Jewish Festival which proclaims God's kingship.

Rosh Hashanah is a Jewish Festival which proclaims God’s kingship.

This usually happens during the First Day of Autumn. Rosh Hashanah is a two-day event which which begins on Tishrei or the day that Adam and Eve was created. Similarly, this entails a simple greeting which wishes someone of a good year ahead. Basically, this festival has three basic stages namely: The Ten Days of Repentance, Yom Kippur and Sukkot respectively. To briefly describe these stages in general, we have: The Ten Days of Judgment which refers to the opening of the judgment book of all mankind regardless of gender and everything that you have in your possession.

Speaking of Yom Kippur, it is a person’s impending and final verdict that is being kept and approved by the Creator Him-self. Last but not the least, is the Sukkot wherein a person is very much optimistic that God will mercifully grant a kind of judgment that is favorable despite of all his weaknesses and shortcomings. In consonance, the Holy Scriptures have documented that Rosh Hashanah was indeed mentioned by God prior to the Birth of Christ.

Rosh Hashanah also starts during the 163-day period after the Passover. On the other hand, under the Gregorian Calendar it falls on the 5th day September. However, its date might vary depending on some factors like time interval and other historical or religious considerations that are being involved in this kind of festival. During its celebration, those people who are religiously following the sacredness of the festival itself will prepare some delicious food. Every household is filled with sweet fruits and other savory cuisines that will connote abundance all throughout the year.

In these modern times, it can be best compared to both Christmas and New Year celebrations rolled into one. Essentially, this is more than just a celebration of all the things that we have received from God. First and foremost, this a time of the year wherein we totally accept our weaknesses and therefore, we must make it a lifetime habit to depend on God all the time. Ultimately, this is the best time wherein we all jubilantly proclaim God as the King of the Universe till the end of time.


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