Rosh Hashanah

Ultra-Orthodox Jews perform the Tashlich prayer while facing the Mediterranean Sea at sunset of the second day of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVFES00001574163" title="Rosh Hashanah" href="/topic/religion-belief/judaism/rosh-hashanah-EVFES00001574163.topic">Rosh Hashanah</a>, the Jewish New Year, on September 20 in Tel Aviv, Israel. Tashlich, which means 'to cast away', is the practice by which Jews go to a flowing body of water and symbolically 'throw away' their sins during the days of repentance between Rosh Hashanah and the upcoming day of atonement, or <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="12014005" title="Yom Kippur" href="/topic/religion-belief/yom-kippur-12014005.topic">Yom Kippur</a>, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar. (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)

Ultra-Orthodox Jews perform the Tashlich prayer while facing the Mediterranean Sea at sunset of the second day of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, on September 20 in Tel Aviv, Israel. Tashlich, which means 'to cast away', is the practice by which Jews go to a flowing body of water and symbolically 'throw away' their sins during the days of repentance between Rosh Hashanah and the upcoming day of atonement, or Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar. (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)

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