Rosh Hashanah begin sundown on Sunday, Sept. 29.   In Hebrew, Rosh Hashanah means “the beginning” and marks the beginning of the Jewish Year.

For people of the Jewish faith, Rosh Hashanah is a time to reflect on the past or look forward to new beginnings.

“It’s traditional to dip apples in honey with dinner during Rosh Hashanah so that we will all have a sweet new year,”  said Rabbi Elana Zelony, Congregation Beth Torah.

Watch the video as we speak with a local rabbi about the holiday, what it means and how its celebrated.