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.
Rosh Hashana celebrates the Jewish New Year for Jewish Americans. Rosh Hashana 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 Hashana are the two most important days of atonement that most practicing Jews will observe in the calendar year.
Days to the start of Rosh Hashana 2016
Monday, October 3rd is day number 277 of the 2016 calendar year with -3 years, -1 month, -17 days until the start of the 2 day celebration/ observance of Rosh Hashana 2016.
|Name(s):||Rosh Hashana, Jewish New Year, Day of Remembrance, Day of Blowing the Shofar|
|When:||First day of Tishrei on Hebrew Calendar|
Dates for Rosh Hashana
|Holiday||Date||Days to Go|
|Rosh Hashana 2018||Monday, September 10, 2018||-436|
|Rosh Hashana 2019||Monday, September 30, 2019||-51|
|Rosh Hashana 2020||Saturday, September 19, 2020||304|
|Rosh Hashana 2021||Tuesday, September 07, 2021||657|
|Rosh Hashana 2022||Monday, September 26, 2022||1041|
|Rosh Hashana 2023||Saturday, September 16, 2023||1396|