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Rosh Hashanah – Jewish New Year 5770 ( event’s report )

December 1st, 2009 Comments off

Intense preparations preceded the celebration of the Jewish New Year that began at sunset September 18 and ended at nightfall September 20.

During the first two weeks in September, several large restoration projects were completed in time for New Year: all windows were permanently glassed in, including the round window, high on the entrance side that carries a Star of David; the rooms on the lower floor and upstairs the prayer room were painted and eight new doors were installed; the final act of this phase of restoration was the opening of the front door that had been bricked up years ago to keep out vandals and other undesirable visitors.

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