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Jewish population enters into period of repentance as New Year celebrations end

As the Jewish population conclude New Year celebrations, religious believers will enter into a 10-day period of penitence, compelling them to think of misdeeds and repent.

Newly appointed Liberal deputy leader Josh Frydenberg took time off on Monday – his first sitting day as Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s second-in-charge – to commemorate his Hebrew faith on Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.

He, like the many devout Jews will now begin the Ten Days of Awe, otherwise known as the Ten Days of Repentance.

According to the Torah, Jewish people should during this period “seek the Lord while He may be found; Call upon Him while He is near”.


Read the full article by staff writers at The New Daily.