Thursday February 20, 2020

Rosh Hashanah 2011

Man blowing the Shofar in front of the Western wall in Jerusalem.
September 2011
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa

Labor Day
Monday September 5
-8 years, -5 months, -15 days
or -3090 days


Grandparents Day
Sunday September 11
-8 years, -5 months, -9 days
or -3084 days


Constitution Citizenship Day
Saturday September 17
-8 years, -5 months, -3 days
or -3078 days


Rosh Hashanah
Thursday September 29
-8 years, -4 months, -21 days
or -3066 days


Rosh Hashanah for the year 2011starts on Thursday, September 29th ending the 2 day celebration at sundown on Friday, September 30th. For the Jewish calendar night begins before day, thus the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Wednesday, September 28th.

Rosh Hashanah celebrates the Jewish New Year for Jewish Americans. Rosh Hashanah begins on the first day of the seventh month in the Jewish calendar. The Day of Remembrance or the Day of Blowing the Shofar are other names for this holiday. Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah are the two most important days of atonement that most practicing Jews will observe in the calendar year.

Why do Jewish holidays start at nighttime?

According to the Torah, the story of creation in Genesis says “And it was evening, and it was morning day one”, “And it was evening, and it was morning; the second day”, thus night comes before day. So for the Jewish calendar all days begin at nightfall and end the next day at nightfall including holidays.

Days to the start of Rosh Hashanah 2011

Thursday, September 29th is day number 272 of the 2011 calendar year with -8 years, -4 months, -21 days until the start of the 2 day celebration/ observance of Rosh Hashanah 2011.

Rosh Hashanah
Name(s):Rosh Hashanah, Jewish New Year, Day of Remembrance, Day of Blowing the Shofar
Type:Observance, Jewish
When:First day of Tishrei on Hebrew Calendar

Dates for Rosh Hashanah

HolidayDateDays to Go
Rosh Hashanah 2019 Monday, September 30, 2019 -144
Rosh Hashanah 2020 Saturday, September 19, 2020 211
Rosh Hashanah 2021 Tuesday, September 07, 2021 564
Rosh Hashanah 2022 Monday, September 26, 2022 948
Rosh Hashanah 2023 Saturday, September 16, 2023 1303
Rosh Hashanah 2024 Thursday, October 03, 2024 1686