MAMARONECK, N.Y. -- The celebration of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, began Wednesday at sundown and ends on Friday.
The holiday welcomes the new year with prayer, sweet foods and religious customs, and casts out the trangressions of the previous year.
Several services are being held in the Mamaroneck area:
Services will be held at the Hampshire Country Club, located at 1025 Cove Road.
On Thursday, there will be a morning service at 9 a.m., children's service at 10:30 a.m., shofar at 11 a.m., and an evening service at 7:15 p.m.
On Friday, there will be a morning service at 9 a.m., children's service at 10:30 a.m. and shofar at 11 a.m.
Larchmont Temple - 75 Larchmont Ave.
On Thursday there will be main and family services at 9 a.m. and 12 p.m.
On Friday there will be a main service at 9:30 a.m.
Congregation Sulam Yaakov - 2111 Boston Post Rd.
On Thursday and Friday there will be main services at 9 a.m.