Wednesday January 16, 2019

Rosh Hashana 2016

Man blowing the Shofar in front of the Western wall in Jerusalem.Man blowing the Shofar in front of the Western wall in Jerusalem.

Rosh Hashana for the year 2016 starts on Monday, October 3rd ending the 2 day celebration at sundown on Tuesday, October 4th. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Sunday, October 2nd.

Monday, October 3rd is the 276 day of the 2016 calendar year with -2 years, -3 months, -13 days until the start of the 2 day celebration/ observance of Rosh Hashana 2016.

More information on Rosh Hashana. (Traditions, Customs and History)

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

October 2016 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Oct 1 - SatNavratri 2016Hindu-837
Oct 1 - SatMuharram 2016Muslim-837
Oct 3 - MonChild Health Day 2016Observance-835
Oct 3 - Mon Rosh Hashana 2016 Jewish-835
Oct 9 - SunLeif Erikson 2016Observance-829
Oct 10Dussehra 2016Hindu-828
Oct 12 - WedAshura 2016Muslim-826
Oct 12 - Wed Yom Kippur 2016 Jewish-826
Oct 10 - Mon Columbus Day 2016Federal Holiday-828
Oct 17 - MonBoss's Day 2016Observance-821
Oct 17 - MonSukkot 2016Jewish-821
Oct 24Shemini Atzeret 2016Jewish-814
Oct 25Simchat Torah 2016Jewish-813
Oct 30 - SunDiwali 2016Hindu -808
Oct 31 - Mon Halloween 2016 Observance-807

Rosh Hashana by Year