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Africa / Jewish Culture RTW / Morocco By On October 4, 2017

Rosh Hashanah in Morocco

We found ourselves in Morocco for the High Holidays specifically in the coastal town of Essaouira on the eve of Rosh Hashana.   The High Holidays include the two days of Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) and Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement). In between is a period of deep reflection and repentance, whereby a Jew admits to sins,…