Rosh Hashana for the year 2005starts on Tuesday, October 4th ending the 2 day celebration at sundown on Wednesday, October 5th. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Monday, October 3rd.
Rosh Hashana also known as The Day of Remembrance or The Day of Blowing the Shofar is observed on the first day of the seventh month according to the Hebrew calendar. This is a day of atonement for most practicing Jews, in which they will attend a synagogue.
More information on Rosh Hashana. (Dates, Customs and History for Rosh Hashana)
|Name(s):||Rosh Hashana, Jewish New Year, Day of Remembrance, Day of Blowing the Shofar|
|When:||First day of Tishrei on Hebrew Calendar|
How many days to Rosh Hashana 2005?
Tuesday, October 4th is the 276 day of the 2005 calendar year with -13 years, -18 days until the start of the 2 day celebration/ observance of Rosh Hashana 2005.
October 2005 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Oct 3||Child Health Day 2005||Observance||-4767|
|Oct 4||Rosh Hashana 2005||Jewish||-4766|
|Oct 5||Navratri 2005||Hindu||-4765|
|Oct 9||Leif Erikson 2005||Observance||-4761|
|Oct 10||Columbus Day 2005||Federal Holiday||-4760|
|Oct 12||Dussehra 2005||Hindu||-4758|
|Oct 13||Yom Kippur 2005||Jewish||-4757|
|Oct 17||Boss's Day 2005||Observance||-4753|
|Oct 18||Sukkot 2005||Jewish||-4752|
|Oct 25||Shemini Atzeret 2005||Jewish||-4745|
|Oct 26||Simchat Torah 2005||Jewish||-4744|
|Oct 30||Laylat al Qadr 2005||Muslim||-4740|
|Oct 30||Daylight Saving Time - ends 2005||Daylight Saving||-4740|
|Oct 31||Halloween 2005||Observance||-4739|