Monday October 21, 2019

Rosh Hashana 2020

Man blowing the Shofar in front of the Western wall in Jerusalem.
September 2020
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa

Labor Day
Monday September 7
(10 months, 17 days)


Grandparents Day
Sunday September 13
(10 months, 23 days)


Constitution Citizenship Day
Thursday September 17
(10 months, 27 days)


Rosh Hashana
Saturday September 19
(10 months, 29 days)


Rosh Hashana for the year 2020 starts on Saturday, September 19th ending the 2 day celebration at sundown on Sunday, September 20. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Friday, September 18th.

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 2020

Saturday, September 19th is day number 263 of the 2020 calendar year with 10 months, 29 days until the start of the 2 day celebration/ observance of Rosh Hashana 2020.

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 -407
Rosh Hashana 2019 Monday, September 30, 2019 -22
Rosh Hashana 2020 Saturday, September 19, 2020 333
Rosh Hashana 2021 Tuesday, September 07, 2021 686
Rosh Hashana 2022 Monday, September 26, 2022 1070
Rosh Hashana 2023 Saturday, September 16, 2023 1425