The Jews, on Sunday evening, begin to celebrate the Jewish New year holiday Rosh Hashanah. On this day, wishes of sweet, peaceful and happy year. Russian Jews with the onset 5777-year congratulated by President Vladimir Putin. The eve of the holiday in Moscow was overshadowed by the attack on the synagogue that it became bullying.
Rosh Hashanah is one of the brightest and most colorful of Jewish holidays. This year, celebrations start at sunset on October 2 and will run until 4 October.
To the table these days served liver pate, pickled or gefilte fish, honey cake and apples baked in honey and dishes made from carrots, beets, and other fruits whose names in Hebrew or Yiddish is associated with good events. These days it is accepted to do good deeds, donations.
The traditional greeting to the Russian Jews has written to Russian President Vladimir Putin, who noted the work of the Jewish organizations aimed at maintaining peace and harmony in society. The new year gives everyone the power and ability to become better, to follow the path of goodness, mercy and justice,” – said in
a telegram to Putin, posted on the website of the President.
“It is gratifying that the Jewish organizations in the country do a lot for
preservation of religious, national customs and traditions, raising
followers of Judaism respect for the priceless historical, spiritual
heritage of ancestors,” – said the Russian leader.