The Prime Minister Modi has extended his warmest greetings to the Prime Minister of Israel, Yair Lapid and the Jewish people around the world on the occasion of Rosh Hashanah.
- Rosh HaShanah is the Jewish New Year.
- The biblical name for this holiday is Yom Teruah, literally “day of shouting or blasting.”
- It is the first of the Jewish High Holy Days that occur in the late summer/early autumn of the Northern Hemisphere.
- The High Holy Days comprise of Rosh HaShanah Yom Kippur, Pesach, (Passover), and Sukkot.
- Rosh Hashanah customs include sounding the shofar, as prescribed in the Torah, following the prescription of the Hebrew Bible to “raise a noise” on Yom Teruah.