Rosh Hashana Vocabulary
L'shanah tovah - Literally, "for a good year". Generally, "Happy New Year"
"L'shanah tovah tikatev v'taihatem" "May you be inscribed and sealed for a good year."
(or to women, "L'shanah tovah tikatevi v'taihatemi")
Tashlich – literally "casting off". Ritual of emptying pockets of breadcrumbs into a river to cast away sins.
Teshuva – Literally "turning", repenting, asking for forgiveness, acknowledging our wrongdoings.
Rosh Hashana – The Jewish New Year
Yom Kippur – the holiest day of the Jewish year.
Yamim Nora’im – "Days of Awe", or High Holy Days. Rosh Hashana to Yom Kippur.
Yom Ha Teru’ah - the Day of the Shofar, another name for Rosh Hashana
Yom ha Zikaron - the Day of Remembrance, another name for Rosh Hashana