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Video: What Really Happened 5773 Years Ago?

Rosh Hashannah often is mistakenly considered the birthday of the Creation of the world, which actually started six days earlier.
By Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
First Publish: 9/16/2012, 12:33 PM

The Rosh Hashannah New Year often is mistakenly considered the birth day of the Creation of the world, which actually started six days earlier.

Prayers over the two-day holiday, highlighted with the blowing of the shofar, state, “Today is the beginning of the world .”

The birthday actually is that of the creation of man, according to Jewish tradition, and G-d created the world on the 25th of the Hebrew month of Elul, six days before.

G-d created light on the first day, a belief that scientists have confirmed as fact through the “Big Bang” theory, according to American-born Prof. Nathan Aviezer.