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Rosh Hashanah Ethiopian Rosh Hashanah blends unique customs

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Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 8:45 am

Despite relative isolation from their Jewish brethren around the world for millennia, Ethiopian Jews have coveted the same dream of celebrating Rosh Hashanah “next year in Jerusalem.”

Though unique, the Jewish New Year festivities in Ethiopia bear many similarities to the holiday’s observance in the broader Diaspora.

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