Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish new year which is celebrated around the beginning of the agricultural period of the year. The word for Happy new year in Hebrew Shana Tova. The most common greeting during Rosh Hashanah is happy Shana Tova. New year Hebrew Shana Tova is also celebrated as the birth anniversary of the first people on the earth according to the Hebrew mythology; Adam and Eve. Happy new year Hebrew Shana Tova.
According to the Hebrew mythology, their new year starts around the beginnig of the agricultural period. For the year 2016, Rosh Hashanah 2016 will be celebrated for 2 days starting from 2nd october 2016 till 4th october 2016. People celebrate this day by giving each other blessings and asking for a memorable and prosperous life ahead from the god. This celebration of Rosh hashanah is also the birth anniversary of the first Jewish people Adam and Eve. People celebrate this day by eating apple soaked in honey which signifies a good life ahead. The literal meaning of shana Tova when translated in English is a good day. This day is celebrated as a new beginning in life leaving all sins behind. People also ask for blessings from their gods to have a happy life ahead. Writer Levin Kipnis has also written a poem for the occasion of Rosh Hashanah which is about a child who wishes Shana Tova to his family and friends.