Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jan 2, 2017
The Jews celebrate their New Year with the blowing of the Shofar (ram's horn). What was the significance of this and what can it mean to us today?
OPEN: Today is the first day of the New Year – 2017. Many of us who live in Western cultures tend to take it for granted that the New Year has always started on January 1st. But that’s not true.
• The ancient Babylonians and Romans celebrated their New Year in