Jewish communities across Greater Manchester will be celebrating the high holidays over the coming weeks, starting with Rosh Hashanah this weekend.
The Jewish new year begins on the evening of Sunday, September 25. The festival is followed by fast days, including Yom Kippur which starts on October 4, and further festivities throughout the Jewish month of Tishrei .
Families and friends come together to celebrate at this time of year, and many congregate in synagogues to hear the blowing of the shofar – a musical horn.
Last Rosh Hashanah was the first major festival in the Jewish calendar with no Covid-related restrictions, allowing friends and families to celebrate together.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk