The Jewish New Year, or Rosh Hashanah, began Wednesday evening at Sunset. It marks the beginning of the High Holy days, which culminate October 4th with Yom Kippur.
Laurence Loeb is the long-time cantor at Congregation Kol Ami, Utah’s largest synagogue. It’s a combined Conservative and Reform congregation, with different services planned for those who have a more liberal or a more traditional focus. Loeb says there’s always a pretty big crowd.