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Rosh Hashanah

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Rosh Hashanah, or Jewish New Year, is celebrated by the blowing of a shofar, which is a trumpet made out of a ram's horn. At the Rosh Hashanah feast, apples and honey are served to symbolize the "sweetness of the new year." Ten days later, the Jewish faith celebrates Yom Kippur.

  1. 1. What do people eat on Rosh Hashanah?
    1. a. Bitter herbs
    2. b. Matzoh
    3. c. Honey and apples
  2. 2. What is a shofar made of?
    1. a. Plastic
    2. b. A ram's horn
    3. c. Metal
  3. 3. What is a shofar?
    1. a. A flute
    2. b. A guitar
    3. c. A trumpet