Rabbi Jack Izakson of Spokane will lead Rosh Hashanah services this week at Congregation Beth Sholom in Richland.
Services are 7 p.m. Sept. 24 and 9:30 a.m. Sept. 25 and 26 at Beth Sholom, 312 Thayer Drive.
A Tashlich ceremony also is planned at 5 p.m. Sept. 25 at Howard Amon Park in Richland. During the ceremony, bread is tossed into the river to symbolize the casting off of sins.
The High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are the most important time on the Jewish calendar. Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year, a time of spiritual renewal.
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It's followed by Yom Kippur, or the Day of Atonement, which is a time to seek forgiveness and make amends.
Yom Kippur services will start with the chanting of the Kol Nidre at 6:15 p.m. on Oct. 3 at Beth Sholom. More information: www.cbstricities.org/hh or 509-947-8723.