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Rosh Hashana differs to the New Year in the Gregorian calendar (January 1) in that Rosh Hashana is a time when God reviews and judges a person's deeds in the past year, according to Jewish belief.It is also a time to look ahead with hope, and for personal growth and reflection.Rosh Hashana is not a federal public holiday in Australia.However, many Jewish organizations may be closed or have restricted opening hours on Rosh Hashana.
The custom of blowing trumpets on the 10th day of the month of Tishrei is first described in the vision of Ezekiel, a prophet who lived sometime around 600–500 BCE. Jewish Australians across the country celebrate Rosh Hashana each year.The which involves reciting prayers near naturally flowing water and “throwing sins away” (for example, in the form of bread pieces).Some people of Jewish faith may take the day off work or organize time off during this time of the year, to observe the belief that no work is permitted on Rosh Hashanah.This makes the month of Tishrei the 7th month of the Jewish year.However, according to Jewish civil time reckoning, the year number changes on the first of Tishrei, the day of Rosh Hashana.
Many Jewish Australians celebrate Rosh Hashana (or Rosh Hashanah), which is also known as the Jewish New Year.