Wednesday October 17, 2018

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.

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)

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

How many days to Rosh Hashana 2016?

Monday, October 3rd is the 276 day of the 2016 calendar year with -2 years, -14 days until the start of the 2 day celebration/ observance of Rosh Hashana 2016.

Rosh Hashana by Year

Related Holidays in 2016

Federal Holidays 2016