Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year

An Orthodox Jewish man marks Rosh Hashanah at Brooklyn Bridge Park during a traditional Tashlich ceremony in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Thursday, September 5. Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, started at sundown Wednesday and runs through Friday. It is a time for reflection and repentance that leads up to Yom Kippur, the day of atonement.

An Orthodox Jewish man marks Rosh Hashanah at Brooklyn Bridge Park during a traditional Tashlich ceremony in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Thursday, September 5. Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, started at sundown Wednesday and runs through Friday. It is a time for reflection and repentance that leads up to Yom Kippur, the day of atonement.