Rosh Hashana 1988 / רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה 5749

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Rosh Hashana for Hebrew Year 5749 began on and ended on .

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Rosh Hashanah (Hebrew: ראש השנה), (literally “head of the year”), is the Jewish New Year. It is the first of the High Holidays or Yamim Noraim (“Days of Awe”), celebrated ten days before Yom Kippur. Rosh Hashanah is observed on the first two days of Tishrei, the seventh month of the Hebrew calendar. It is described in the Torah as יום תרועה (Yom Teruah, a day of sounding [the Shofar]).

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Dates for Rosh Hashana

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Dates
Rosh Hashana 1985 1-2 Tishrei 5746
Rosh Hashana 1986 1-2 Tishrei 5747
Rosh Hashana 1987 1-2 Tishrei 5748
Rosh Hashana 1988 1-2 Tishrei 5749
Rosh Hashana 1989 1-2 Tishrei 5750
Rosh Hashana 1990 1-2 Tishrei 5751
Rosh Hashana 1991 1-2 Tishrei 5752
Rosh Hashana 1992 1-2 Tishrei 5753

Tanakh

Rosh Hashana I / רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה א׳

Torah Portion: Genesis 21:1-34; Numbers 29:1-6

  1. 1: Genesis 21:1-4 · 4 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Genesis 21:5-12 · 8 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Genesis 21:13-21 · 9 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Genesis 21:22-27 · 6 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: Genesis 21:28-34 · 7 p’sukim ·
  6. maf: Numbers 29:1-6 · 6 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: I Samuel 1:1-2:10 · 38 p’sukim

Rosh Hashana II / רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה ב׳

Torah Portion: Genesis 22:1-24; Numbers 29:1-6

  1. 1: Genesis 22:1-3 · 3 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Genesis 22:4-8 · 5 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Genesis 22:9-14 · 6 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Genesis 22:15-19 · 5 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: Genesis 22:20-24 · 5 p’sukim ·
  6. maf: Numbers 29:1-6 · 6 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: Jeremiah 31:1-19 · 19 p’sukim

References

The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary (paid link)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
Sefaria Tanakh
Sefaria.org
Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures (paid link)
Jewish Publication Society
"Rosh Hashanah" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
Wikimedia Foundation Inc.
Books (paid links)
Entering the High Holy Days: A Guide to Origins, Themes, and Prayers

Entering the High Holy Days
by Rabbi Reuven Hammer

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