Rosh Hashana for the year 2012starts on Monday, September 17th ending the 2 day celebration at sundown on Tuesday, September 18th. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Sunday, September 16th.
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 2012?
Monday, September 17th is the 260 day of the 2012 calendar year with -6 years, -1 month, -3 days until the start of the 2 day celebration/ observance of Rosh Hashana 2012.
September 2012 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Sep 3||Labor Day 2012||Federal Holiday||-2238|
|Sep 9||National Grandparents Day 2012||Observance||-2232|
|Sep 11||Patriot Day 2012||Observance||-2230|
|Sept 17||Rosh Hashana 2012||Jewish||-2224|
|Sep 17||Constitution Citizenship Day 2012||Observance||-2224|
|Sept 18||Ganesh Chaturthi 2012||Hindu||-2223|
|Sept 22||Fall/ Spring - September equinox 2012||Season||-2219|
|Sept 26||Yom Kippur 2012||Jewish||-2215|