Sunday October 21, 2018

Rosh Hashana 2017

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 2017 starts on Thursday, September 21st ending the 2 day celebration at sundown on Friday, September 22. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Wednesday, September 20th.

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. Rosh Hashana is a two day celebration. This is a time 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 2017?

Thursday, September 21st is the 263 day of the 2017 calendar year with -1 year, -1 month, -0 days until the start of the 2 day celebration/ observance of Rosh Hashana 2017.

September 2017 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Sep 1 - FriEid al-Adha 2017Muslim-416
Sep 4 - Mon Labor Day 2017Federal Holiday-413
Sep 10 _SunNational Grandparents Day 2017Observance-407
Sep 11 - MonPatriot Day 2017Observance-406
Sep 17 - SunConstitution Citizenship Day 2017Observance-400
Sept 20 - WedNavratri 2017Hindu-397
Sept 22 - FriMuharram 2017Muslim-395
Sept 21 - Thurs Rosh Hashana 2017 Jewish-396
Sep 22 - Fri Fall/ Spring - September equinox 2017 Season-395
Sept 30 - Sat Yom Kippur 2017 Jewish-387
Sept 30 - SatDussehra 2017Hindu-387
Sep 30 - SatAshura 2017Muslim-386

Rosh Hashana by Year

Related Holidays in 2017

Federal Holidays 2017