Rosh Hashana for the year 2006starts on Saturday, September 23rd ending the 2 day celebration at sundown on Sunday, September 24th. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Friday, September 22nd.
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 2006?
Saturday, September 23rd is the 265 day of the 2006 calendar year with -12 years, -1 month, -28 days until the start of the 2 day celebration/ observance of Rosh Hashana 2006.
September 2006 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Sep 4||Labor Day 2006||Federal Holiday||-4461|
|Sept 7||Laylat al Bara'at 2006||Muslim||-4458|
|Sep 10||National Grandparents Day 2006||Observance||-4455|
|Sep 11||Patriot Day 2006||Observance||-4454|
|Sep 17||Constitution Citizenship Day 2006||Observance||-4448|
|Sept 22||Navratri 2006||Hindu||-4443|
|Sep 23||Fall/ Spring - September equinox 2006||Season||-4442|
|Sept 23||Rosh Hashana 2006||Jewish||-4442|