JERUSALEM — Israelis ushered in the Jewish New Year on Sunday with a sense of uncertainty, fearful that war with Iran could break out this year. The two-day Rosh Hashana holiday, which was beginning at sundown, commemorates the creation of the world – which this year reached the age of 5773, according to the Jewish calendar. In synagogues, special prayers are recited and a ram's horn is blown, and at festive family meals, apple slices are eaten in honey to signify a sweet new year. The holiday also begins a 10-day period of introspection ...[More]
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