Rosh Hashanah, literally meaning "head of the year", is the Jewish New Year. The biblical name for this holiday is Yom Teruah, literally "day of shouting or blasting". It is the first of the Jewish High Holy Days specified by Leviticus 23:23–32 that occur in the early autumn of the Northern Hemisphere.
This year the dates for Rosh Hashanah are September 30 and October 1
This celebration is followed 8 days later by Yom Kippur - the Day of Atonement (October 9).
Browse our gift shop for matchless Asian inspired gifts and handcrafted jewelry featuring hardstones comparable to the museum's collection. Distinctive Asian gifts include cloisonné pots, geisha dolls, beautiful snuff bottles, mahjong tiles, and more!
The shop also has a variety of quality and affordable Judaica gifts for any special Jewish holiday. Purchase your unique menorah, mezuzah, Seder plate, Kiddush cup, candle holders, etc. to celebrate your milestones and traditions! These are just some of the items you'll find that will assure your satisfaction.
DVD tours, conducted by Mr. Jack Belz, CEO of Belz Enterprises and founder of the Belz Museum, are also available. In the 45-minute video, Mr. Belz offers his commentary on some of his favorite works of art and on the skill of the artists and craftsmen that inspired his amazing collection.