Comments for: Jewish High Holidays begin on earliest date since 1899

Posted Sept. 03, 2013, at 6:34 p.m.
Last modified Sept. 04, 2013, at 9:41 p.m.

BANGOR, Maine — The last time the Jewish High Holidays began as the sun set on Sept. 4, it was 1899. The next time it does after this week’s services will be in 2089. When asked why Rosh Hashanah is so early this year, Rabbi Darah Lerner of Congregation Beth …

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