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How Jewish families will celebrate their first festival since restrictions ended

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Sign up to the MySalford newsletter to keep up with what's happening in and around the city Jewish communities across Greater Manchester will be celebrating the high holidays in the coming weeks – and this year, they can celebrate together.

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, begins on Monday night (September 6). The festival is followed by fast days, including Yom Kippur which starts on September 15, and further celebrations throughout the month of Tishrei . READ MORE: A Jewish New Year like no other - how coronavirus will impact Rosh Hashana for families across Greater Manchester Families and friends come together to celebrate at this time of year, and many congregate in synagogues to hear the blowing of the shofar – a musical horn.

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