(Ezek. 38:2, 3; 39:1) is rendered "chief" in the Authorized Version. It is left untranslated as a proper name in the Revised Version. Some have supposed that the Russians are here meant, as one of the three Scythian tribes of whom Magog was the prince. They invaded the land of Judah in the days of Josiah. Herodotus, the Greek historian, says: "For twenty-eight years the Scythians ruled over Asia, and things were turned upside down by their violence and contempt." (See BETHSHEAN.)
They call rosh HaShana (the Jewish New Year) the “Memorial Blowing of the Trumpets,” and do not consider it a New Year at all.
It is legitimate for a democracy like Israel to celebrate Passover and rosh Hashanah, Sukkot and Hanukkah as national holidays.
On the eve of rosh Hashanah, two bits of seemingly contradictory news emerged from the Jewish State.
In a rosh Hashana interview, Rabbi Amar chose to focus on battling Reform Judaism.
Don Futterman sums up a less than positive year in Israel ahead of rosh Hashana.
The scholars laughed, but the rosh ha-Yeshiveh asked him what he wanted.
rosh, the big man there, head of them all, is the only native of Bagdad.
Persia, which is even now in part occupied by Russia, will finally be a vassal to this prince of rosh.
The rosh ha-Yeshiveh had compassion on him, and took him as a pupil.
When we hear the shofar blown on rosh ha-Shanah what should we think of?