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)
|Name(s):||Rosh Hashana, Jewish New Year, Day of Remembrance, Day of Blowing the Shofar|
|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 - Fri||Eid al-Adha 2017||Muslim||-416|
|Sep 4 - Mon||Labor Day 2017||Federal Holiday||-413|
|Sep 10 _Sun||National Grandparents Day 2017||Observance||-407|
|Sep 11 - Mon||Patriot Day 2017||Observance||-406|
|Sep 17 - Sun||Constitution Citizenship Day 2017||Observance||-400|
|Sept 20 - Wed||Navratri 2017||Hindu||-397|
|Sept 22 - Fri||Muharram 2017||Muslim||-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 - Sat||Dussehra 2017||Hindu||-387|
|Sep 30 - Sat||Ashura 2017||Muslim||-386|