Tashlikh


Tashlikh

"Tashlikh" (Hebrew: תשליך, meaning "casting off") is a long-standing Jewish practice performed on the afternoon of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. The previous year's sins are symbolically "cast off" by throwing pieces of bread, or a similar food item, into a large, natural body of flowing water (such as a river, lake, sea or ocean).

The name "Tashlikh" and the practice itself are derived from the Biblical passage (

External links

* [http://www.chabad.org/k3420 Collection of articles on Tashlich] on chabad.org
* [http://www.tashlich.com/ Cast away your sins online - Tashlich.com]
* [http://research.microsoft.com/~dcr/personal/hillel/tashlich/tashlich.htm Readings from Tashlich ceremonies at University of Washington Hillel]

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