Here is a look at what you need to know about the Jewish holiday Rosh Hashanah - a celebration of the new year. This year, Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown on September 4th.
September 4 (sundown) - 6 (nightfall), 2013
Rosh Hashanah means "beginning of the year" in Hebrew. It is a time for reflection and repentance.
It is referred to as the "day of judgment" or the "day of repentance".