Tuesday January 22, 2019

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.

Thursday, September 21st is the 263 day of the 2017 calendar year with -1 year, -4 months, -1 day until the start of the 2 day celebration/ observance of Rosh Hashana 2017.

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

September 2017 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Sep 1 - FriEid al-Adha 2017Muslim-508
Sep 4 - Mon Labor Day 2017Federal Holiday-505
Sep 10 _SunNational Grandparents Day 2017Observance-499
Sep 11 - MonPatriot Day 2017Observance-498
Sep 17 - SunConstitution Citizenship Day 2017Observance-492
Sept 20 - WedNavratri 2017Hindu-489
Sept 22 - FriMuharram 2017Muslim-487
Sept 21 - Thurs Rosh Hashana 2017 Jewish-488
Sep 22 - Fri Fall/ Spring - September equinox 2017 Season-487
Sept 30 - Sat Yom Kippur 2017 Jewish-479
Sept 30 - SatDussehra 2017Hindu-479
Sep 30 - SatAshura 2017Muslim-478

Rosh Hashana by Year