Fasting on Rosh Hashana eve

Fasting on Rosh Hashana eve

07.09.18

Pergunta

Should one undertake to fast on Rosh Hashana eve?

Resposta

There is no need to accept a fast upon oneself, especially if the fast will cause any difficulty on Rosh Hashana.It is an accepted custom, however, to fast for a half day on Erev Rosh Hashana (Orach Chaim 581:2).