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Dix Hills Jewish Center preps for Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, which starts at sunset Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. The Dix Hills Jewish Center made its last-minute preparations for the High Holy Days on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, getting the apples, honey, wine and challah ready for the traditional prayers and rehearsing the blowing of the shofar, a trumpet made from a ram's horn. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)