Religion and State

Rosh Hashanah or January 1st?

When does the year start for Israelis – the first of January or the first of Tishrei? Most of us conduct our daily lives according to the Gregorian (non-Hebrew) calendar and are not aware of the Hebrew date on any given day. Even special personal days, such as birthdays or wedding anniversaries, are usually celebrated on their Gregorian dates. Our marking of time adjusts to the global clock, joins wider…
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