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Rosh Hashana (New Year) in Israel

Rosh Hashana is celebrated as the Jewish New Year among many Jewish communities worldwide. It starts 163 days after the first day of Passover. Rosh Hashana lasts for up to two days in many communities.

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The shofar is an important symbol of Rosh Hashana (also known as Rosh Hoshanah).
The shofar is an important symbol of Rosh Hashana (also known as Rosh Hoshanah).
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About Rosh Hashana (New Year)

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Rosh Hashana (New Year) Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
ThuSep 92010Rosh Hashana (New Year)National holiday, Hebrew
ThuSep 292011Rosh Hashana (New Year)National holiday, Hebrew
MonSep 172012Rosh Hashana (New Year)National holiday, Hebrew
ThuSep 52013Rosh Hashana (New Year)National holiday, Hebrew
ThuSep 252014Rosh Hashana (New Year)National holiday, Hebrew
MonSep 142015Rosh Hashana (New Year)National holiday, Hebrew
MonOct 32016Rosh Hashana (New Year)National holiday, Hebrew
ThuSep 212017Rosh Hashana (New Year)National holiday, Hebrew
MonSep 102018Rosh Hashana (New Year)National holiday, Hebrew
MonSep 302019Rosh Hashana (New Year)National holiday, Hebrew
SatSep 192020Rosh Hashana (New Year)National holiday, Hebrew

Quick Facts

Rosh Hashana, commonly known as the Jewish New Year, is the first day of Tishrei, the seventh month in the Hebrew calendar.

Rosh Hashana (New Year) 2016

Monday, October 3, 2016

Rosh Hashana (New Year) 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

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List of dates for other years

Other holidays in October 2016 in Israel

United Nation Holiday on October 3, 2016

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