Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Rosh Hashanah Prayers 2016 {Blessings}

Before searching for Rosh Hashanah prayers you should know that what is Rosh Hashanah 2016. Rosh Hashanah is a festival which is celebrated by the Jewish people as their first day of the year . according to the Jewish peoples this festival is celebrated in the month of Tishrei which is known as the first month the Jewish new year. On this day prayers for Rosh Hashanah are being done. The biblical name of this holiday is known as Yom Teruah which is also known as feast of trumpets. Different people sing different type of prayer for Rosh Hashanah, for which we will tell you in detail later. It is said to be the anniversary of Adam and Eve, the first man and women on this earth. the first ten days of jewish new year begins with Rosh Hashanah and ends with Yom Kippur. Rosh Hashanah customs include a hollowed-out sounding ram’s  horn which is known as “Shofar”. This day is also known as “day of judgement” or “day of repentance” .
Now we bring you the details about Rosh Hashanah prayers and blessings.

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 Rosh Hashanah Prayers 2016

When Rosh Hashanah occur on Shabbat, say all the pre Shabbat Kiddush prayer in undertone.
On the second of Rosh Hashanah,it is costumary to place a new fruit before the one who makes Kiddush, heis to glance at it while reciting the shehechyanu blessing, bearing in that mind that it applies to the new fruit as well.
Stand while reciting the Kiddush. Those listening to Kiddush should respond  “amen” as indicated.

Rosh Hashanah Kiddush Prayers

Take a cup of wine in right hand and glace at festival candles. The cup should be held at least three handbreadths
On Shabbat begin here

The sixth day. And the heaven and the earth and all their host were completed. And G-d finished by the seventh day his work which he has done and rested on the seventh dayfrom all his work which he had done.
 Services at a glance in Rosh hashanah

Rosh Hashanah Evening Prayer (service)

The evening services of both nights of Rosh Hashanah are relatively brief ; in most synagogues they don’t last longer that half an hour. The service starts with barchu and goes on with shema and the blessing which precede and follow it. Then the special Rosh Hashanah Amidah is then recited, followed by the recitation  of pslam24 and the Aleinu.

Rosh Hashanah Morning Prayer (service)

The morning service take about 4-5 hours. Which consist of

Prayers for Rosh Hashanah and Blessings (Shacharit)

The first part of the service until amidah resembles the service of every Shabbat . The Rosh Hashanah amidah is followed by the chazzan an when chazzan concludes his repetition, the congregation rises for the avinu malkeinu prayer.

Torah readings

At this point two torahs are taken from the ark. While the ark is open, before the torah are removed, special prayers are designed to evoke divine mercy are silently recited..

Shofar blowing

The shofar blowing service is the central point of the day’s service. Preparatotry pslams are recited, and the shofar blower recites the blessings and sounds and the shofar.


in most communities, the musaf service is prefaced by a passage recited by chazzan, where he request divine favor and permission to lead the congregation despite his deficiencies. The special Rosh Hashanah musaf amidah is then recited which have three themes- each one having its own blessings: g-d’s kingship g-d’s remembering his people and the sounds of the shofar.

Rosh Hashanah Afternoon prayer

The brief afternoon service consist of the opening prayers the Amidah prayer the chazzan’s repitation ofthe amidahm, the recital of Avinu Malkenu and the concluding aleinu prayer

Tashlich prayer

On the first day of Rosh Hashanah, it is customary  to visit a body that is having a fish, and there to recite a brief prayer.

Tashlich in Rosh Hashanah prayer

Tashlich comes from the Hebrew word meaning “to cast “referring to the meaning “to cast” referring to the intent to cast away our sins via this meaningful and ancient Jewish custom common to both Ashkenazi and Sephardic communities.
Tashlich is usually performed on the first day of Rosh Hashanah . and if Rosh Hashanah falls on Shabbat then tashlich is done on the second day of Rosh Hashanah ,special verses are recited next to a body of water such as sea, river, stream lake or pound preferably that it has fish in it. Upon concluding the verses, the corners of ones clothes are shaken out for males, this is usually done with the corners of the tallit katan.

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