Rosh Hashanah (ראש השנה) is a festival commemorating the beginning of the Jewish New Year. It is one of the High Holidays and according to Jewish tradition it falls on the day when the world was created. It begins the Ten Days of Repentance, followed by Yom Kippur. A religious Jews should spend this day in prayers. Rosh Hashanah's traditions include blowing a shofar, eating symbolic food (dipping bread and sliced apples into honey, eating carrots and fish heads) and performing tashlikh. It falls on the month of Tishri and may occur from September to October in the Gregorian calendar.