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Sunday, Apr 20, 2014

Wishes for a good year as Jewish New Year begins


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Celebration of the Jewish New Year began at dusk Wednesday night for Pinellas County’s estimated 25,000 Jewish residents.

Meaning literally “head of the year,” Rosh Hashanah’s customs include sounding a shofar (an instrument fashioned from a ram’s horn) and eating apples dipped in honey to signify a sweet new year.

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