Nearly 90% knew that Shabbat begins on Friday night, almost 80% knew Kabbalah is Jewish, 82% knew Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year
and 58% knew that Maimonides was Jewish.
Sunday marked the start of the Jewish new year
, Rosh Hoshanah, which lasts two days.
The Jewish new year
, Rosh Hashanah, begins at sundown on Sunday and continues until nightfall on Tuesday.
For his part, Palestine's minister of Awqaf and Religious Affairs Yousef Adeis condemned in a press statement storming Al-Aqsa Mosque on the eve of the so-called "Jewish New Year
." He said that the renewal of these incursions is a dangerous escalation and the feelings of millions of Muslims not only in Palestine but also in the world.
9 (Petra) -- Ultraorthodox Jewish settlers early Sunday assaulted Palestinian homes and property in the neighborhood of Silwan in occupied East Jerusalem, ahead of the Jewish New Year
celebrations, according to local source.
JERUSALEM, September 9, 2018 (WAFA) -- Extremist Jewish settlers last night assaulted Palestinian homes and property in the neighborhood of Silwan in occupied East Jerusalem, ahead of the Jewish New Year
celebrations, according to local sources.
Employees would also spend Tu B'Shevat, the Jewish new year
's day for trees, planting trees and bushes in the factory's yard, and would spend an additional day a year on a joint nature hike.
Hotel occupancy increased in some hotels to about 50% this week in the Nuweiba-Taba area due to influx of Israeli tourists into the region during the Jewish New Year
holidays, according to the chairperson of Utopia for Real Estate and Tourist Investment, Nadia Shalaby.
This came as Israel imposed a four-day closure on the West Bank and the besieged Gaza Strip ahead of the Jewish New Year
, starting at midnight Tuesday through midnight Saturday.
What name is given to the holiday that marks the start of the Jewish New Year
Intelligence sources said the alert has been issued in view of Jewish New Year
, which is celebrated on October 2.