Rosh Hashana for the year 2008starts on Tuesday, September 30th ending the 2 day celebration at sundown on Wednesday, October 1st. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Monday, September 29th.
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 2008?
Tuesday, September 30th is the 273 day of the 2008 calendar year with -10 years, -19 days until the start of the 2 day celebration/ observance of Rosh Hashana 2008.
September 2008 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Sep 1||Labor Day 2008||Federal Holiday||-3700|
|Sept 3||Ganesh Chaturthi 2008||Hindu||-3698|
|Sep 7||National Grandparents Day 2008||Observance||-3694|
|Sep 11||Patriot Day 2008||Observance||-3690|
|Sep 17||Constitution Citizenship Day 2008||Observance||-3684|
|Sept 22||Fall/ Spring - September equinox 2008||Season||-3679|
|Sept 27||Laylat al Qadr 2008||Muslim||-3674|
|Sept 29||Navratri 2008||Hindu||-3672|
|Sept 30||Rosh Hashana 2008||Jewish||-3671|