Wednesday November 20, 2019

Rosh Hashana 2016


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


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

Dates for Rosh Hashana

HolidayDateDays 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


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