Rosh Hashana for the year 2013starts on Thursday, September 5th ending the 2 day celebration at sundown on Friday, September 6th. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Wednesday, September 4th.
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 2013?
Thursday, September 5th is the 247 day of the 2013 calendar year with -5 years, -2 months, -14 days until the start of the 2 day celebration/ observance of Rosh Hashana 2013.
September 2013 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Sep 2||Labor Day 2013||Federal Holiday||-1904|
|Sept 5||Rosh Hashana 2013||Jewish||-1901|
|Sept 8||Ganesh Chaturthi 2013||Hindu||-1898|
|Sep 8||National Grandparents Day 2013||Observance||-1898|
|Sep 11||Patriot Day 2013||Observance||-1895|
|Sept 14||Yom Kippur 2013||Jewish||-1892|
|Sep 17||Constitution Citizenship Day 2013||Observance||-1889|
|Sep 19||Sukkot 2013||Jewish||-1887|
|Sept 22||Fall/ Spring - September equinox 2013||Season||-1884|
|Sept 26||Shemini Atzeret 2013||Jewish||-1880|
|Sept 27||Simchat Torah 2013||Jewish||-1879|