Chattanooga Jewish center ready to "dip apples in honey" for start of new year

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Tonight will mark the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, and Chabad of Chattanooga is getting ready for their services and other traditions that will go on until Tuesday evening.

The service tonight is free to the public.

People will celebrate together by praying, and with traditions like blowing the rams horn and dipping apples in honey to represent a "sweet new year."

"We celebrate together with all the Jewish people in town that are looking for somewhere to be on a Rosh Hashanah evening," Rabbi Shaul Perlstein said.

The service at Chabad of Chattanooga starts at 6 p.m. and traditions start at 7 p.m.

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