What Is Rosh Hashana? A Look At The Jewish New Year's Meaning And Rituals04:51
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A Jewish man tests the sound of a shofar, a religious musical instrument made from a ram horn, before buying it at a Shofarot factory in Tel Aviv on Sept. 25, 2016, ahead of the Jewish New Year. (Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images)
A Jewish man tests the sound of a shofar, a religious musical instrument made from a ram horn, before buying it at a Shofarot factory in Tel Aviv on Sept. 25, 2016, ahead of the Jewish New Year. (Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images)
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As the sun set Wednesday night, Jews around the world began observing Rosh Hashana.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Rabbi Jeremy Fine of the Temple of Aaron in St. Paul, Minnesota, about the Jewish New Year's meaning and rituals.

This segment aired on September 21, 2017.

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