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Rosh Hashana in Croatia

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.

Is Rosh Hashana a Public Holiday?

This is a legal holiday for Jews only. It is not a public holiday for the general population, so schools and most businesses are open.

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

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About Rosh Hashana

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Rosh Hashana Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016MonOct 3Rosh HashanaOptional holiday
2017ThuSep 21Rosh HashanaOptional holiday
2018MonSep 10Rosh HashanaOptional holiday
2019MonSep 30Rosh HashanaOptional holiday
2020SatSep 19Rosh HashanaOptional holiday
2021TueSep 7Rosh HashanaOptional holiday
2022MonSep 26Rosh HashanaOptional holiday
2023SatSep 16Rosh HashanaOptional holiday
2024ThuOct 3Rosh HashanaOptional holiday
2025TueSep 23Rosh HashanaOptional holiday
2026SatSep 12Rosh HashanaOptional holiday

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