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Jewish New Year Observed in Jackson

By WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff
By news@wbbjtv.com

JACKSON, Tenn.-The Jewish new year has officially begun.

Earlier Wednesday, leaders at Temple Be'nai Synogogue in west Jackson prepared for high holy day, which concludes at sundown on Friday.

Rosh Hashanah is one of four new years in the Jewish year and is considered the new year of people, animals and legal contracts.

Many traditional Rosh Hashanah foods include apples and honey, raisin challah, honey cake, and pomegranate.

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