Jewish High Holy Days Underway

On the banks of the Farmington River in Windsor Monday, several dozen people gathered as part of the celebration of the Jewish new year, Rosh Hashanah.   After praying and singing, the group took part in a tradition in which pieces of bread are cast into moving water threw pieces of bread into the river,  symbolically casting away sins, transgressions, unworthy thoughts  and purifying their hearts as the new year begins.  (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)
Rosh Hashanah 2012-09-17_13-24-44_897 On the banks of the Farmington River in Windsor Monday, several dozen people gathered as part of the celebration of the Jewish new year, Rosh Hashanah. After praying and singing, the group took part in a tradition in which pieces of bread are cast into moving water threw pieces of bread into the river, symbolically casting away sins, transgressions, unworthy thoughts and purifying their hearts as the new year begins. (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)
On the banks of the Farmington River in Windsor Monday, several dozen people gathered as part of the celebration of the Jewish new year, Rosh Hashanah.   After praying and singing, the group took part in a tradition in which pieces of bread are cast into moving water threw pieces of bread into the river,  symbolically casting away sins, transgressions, unworthy thoughts  and purifying their hearts as the new year begins.  (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)
Rosh Hashanah 2012-09-17_13-25-04_554 On the banks of the Farmington River in Windsor Monday, several dozen people gathered as part of the celebration of the Jewish new year, Rosh Hashanah. After praying and singing, the group took part in a tradition in which pieces of bread are cast into moving water threw pieces of bread into the river, symbolically casting away sins, transgressions, unworthy thoughts and purifying their hearts as the new year begins. (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)
On the banks of the Farmington River in Windsor Monday, several dozen people gathered as part of the celebration of the Jewish new year, Rosh Hashanah.   After praying and singing, the group took part in a tradition in which pieces of bread are cast into moving water threw pieces of bread into the river,  symbolically casting away sins, transgressions, unworthy thoughts  and purifying their hearts as the new year begins.  (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)
Rosh Hashanah2012-09-17_13-18-00_431 On the banks of the Farmington River in Windsor Monday, several dozen people gathered as part of the celebration of the Jewish new year, Rosh Hashanah. After praying and singing, the group took part in a tradition in which pieces of bread are cast into moving water threw pieces of bread into the river, symbolically casting away sins, transgressions, unworthy thoughts and purifying their hearts as the new year begins. (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)
On the banks of the Farmington River in Windsor Monday, several dozen people gathered as part of the celebration of the Jewish new year, Rosh Hashanah.   After praying and singing, the group took part in a tradition in which pieces of bread are cast into moving water threw pieces of bread into the river,  symbolically casting away sins, transgressions, unworthy thoughts  and purifying their hearts as the new year begins.  (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)
Rosh Hashanah2012-09-17_13-17-06_981 On the banks of the Farmington River in Windsor Monday, several dozen people gathered as part of the celebration of the Jewish new year, Rosh Hashanah. After praying and singing, the group took part in a tradition in which pieces of bread are cast into moving water threw pieces of bread into the river, symbolically casting away sins, transgressions, unworthy thoughts and purifying their hearts as the new year begins. (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)
On the banks of the Farmington River in Windsor Monday, several dozen people gathered as part of the celebration of the Jewish new year, Rosh Hashanah.   After praying and singing, the group took part in a tradition in which pieces of bread are cast into moving water threw pieces of bread into the river,  symbolically casting away sins, transgressions, unworthy thoughts  and purifying their hearts as the new year begins.  (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)
Rosh Hashanah2012-09-17_13-16-13_916 On the banks of the Farmington River in Windsor Monday, several dozen people gathered as part of the celebration of the Jewish new year, Rosh Hashanah. After praying and singing, the group took part in a tradition in which pieces of bread are cast into moving water threw pieces of bread into the river, symbolically casting away sins, transgressions, unworthy thoughts and purifying their hearts as the new year begins. (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)
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