Rosh Hashana 1998 / רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה 5759

Rosh Hashana (The Jewish New Year) for Hebrew Year 5759 began on and ended on .

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 Teru'ah, a day of sounding [the Shofar]).
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Dates for Rosh Hashana

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Dates
Rosh Hashana 1995 1-2 Tishrei 5756
Rosh Hashana 1996 1-2 Tishrei 5757
Rosh Hashana 1997 1-2 Tishrei 5758
Rosh Hashana 1998 1-2 Tishrei 5759
Rosh Hashana 1999 1-2 Tishrei 5760
Rosh Hashana 2000 1-2 Tishrei 5761
Rosh Hashana 2001 1-2 Tishrei 5762
Rosh Hashana 2002 1-2 Tishrei 5763

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 - 31:19 · 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
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