This Rosh Hashanah set is the best way to introduce toddlers and children to the celebrations that surround the Jewish New Year. Rosh Hashanah, meaning ‘Head of the Year’ is a celebration of the birthday of the Universe, the day the Lord created Adam and Eve. It is celebrated on the first two days of the Jewish New Year: Tishei 1 and 2, beginning at sundown on the eve of the first day.
Rosh Hashanah is celebrated by lighting candles in the evening followed by festive meals with sweet delicacies during the night and the next day and prayer services; the ram’s horn (shofar) is used on both mornings.
This Rosh Hashanah set includes all the elements necessary to properly celebrate the Jewish New Year. Children as young as 3+ can begin to learn everything about this tradition from the history and stories behind it as well as the way it is celebrated in today’s world.
This Jewish inspired set includes two candles, a cup and several food items including the traditional sweet delicacies that are consumed on this day. It also features a horn or shofar as it is traditional in the grow-up, real life celebration. From a young age, children can begin to learn about this well-known tradition with their very own toy play set.
They can pretend to light the candles in the evening and then enjoy their festive meal as well as pray and sound the horn (shofar) in the mornings. Made out of wood and cloth, this set is sure to provide many hours of fun as well as knowledge.