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News - August 30, 2013

Rosh Hashana events start Sunday

Apples, honey tasting at New Leaf Markets

by Jeb Bing

The Jewish New Year Rosh Hashana begins next Wednesday evening, Sept. 4, at sundown.

In observance of the new year, New Leaf Community Markets is joining with Rabbi Raleigh Resnick and the Chabad of the Tri-Valley in hosting a traditional apples and honey tasting with holiday crafts for children Sunday, Sept. 1, from 2-5 p.m.

On Monday, Sept. 2, Chabad of the Tri-Valley is hosting a "Shofar Factory" where adults and children can create their own traditional High Holiday horn, called a "shofar", from a genuine ram's horn.

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