Erev Rosh Hashanah

The day before Rosh Hashanah is the final day in the Jewish calendar year. In the early morning hours, thousands of people will head to the big shul to attend the lengthy Selichos which is followed by Shachris.
The shofar will not be blown on Erev Rosh Hashanah to separate between the blowing of the shofar during the month of Elul and the shofar blowing of Rosh Hashanah. There is a custom to fast on Erev Rosh Hashanah and some make a siyum after davening to allow those who want to eat to eat.

Erev Rosh Hashanah

Erev Rosh Hashanah

The day before Rosh Hashanah is the final day in the Jewish calendar year. In the early morning hours, thousands of people will head to the big shul to attend the lengthy Selichos which is followed by Shachris.
The shofar will not be blown on Erev Rosh Hashanah to separate between the blowing of the shofar during the month of Elul and the shofar blowing of Rosh Hashanah. There is a custom to fast on Erev Rosh Hashanah and some make a siyum after davening to allow those who want to eat to eat.

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Hatoras Nedorim

Hatoras Nedorim

The custom is to make Hatoras Nedarim (Annulment of Vows) on Erev Rosh Hashanah.
This is done in groups with one person standing in front of three people while requesting release from his promises. The Rebbe will do Hatoras Nedarim after davening on Erev Rosh Hashanah with a group of 10 prominent dayanim (scholars) of the Belz community.

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Welcoming the guests

Welcoming the guests

After davening and Hatoras Nedarim hundreds of guests who arrived from around the world to spend Rosh Hashanah with the Rebbe will file past the Rebbe to give him Shalom Aleichem. The Rebbe will receive each guest with a warm smile and a special brachah.

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The Special Foods

The Special Foods

During the day of Erev Rosh Hashanah, many people will come to the Rebbe’s home and present him with the special food that is customarily eaten on Rosh Hashanah. These specially prepared foods from around the world will be on the Rebbe’s table during the special Tish’en on Rosh Hashanah.

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The Special Foods

The Special Foods

The foods that are brought to the Rebbe’s home include, specially produced honey, many different types of exotic fruits for Shehechyanu on second night of Rosh Hashanah, a cooked sheeps head, a certain type of fish that the previous Rebbes of Belz ate on Rosh Hashanah and many of the Simanim that are eaten on Rosh Hashanah.

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