Rosh Hashana 2016 / רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה 5777

Rosh Hashana (The Jewish New Year) for Hebrew Year 5777 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 2013 1-2 Tishrei 5774
Rosh Hashana 2014 1-2 Tishrei 5775
Rosh Hashana 2015 1-2 Tishrei 5776
Rosh Hashana 2016 1-2 Tishrei 5777
Rosh Hashana 2017 1-2 Tishrei 5778
Rosh Hashana 2018 1-2 Tishrei 5779
Rosh Hashana 2019 1-2 Tishrei 5780
Rosh Hashana 2020 1-2 Tishrei 5781
Rosh Hashana 2021 1-2 Tishrei 5782
Rosh Hashana 2022 1-2 Tishrei 5783

Tanakh

Rosh Hashana I / רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה יוֹם א׳

Torah Portion: Genesis 21:1-21:34

Haftarah: I Samuel 1:1 - 2:10

Rosh Hashana II / רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה יוֹם ב׳

Torah Portion: Genesis 22:1-22:24

Haftarah: Jeremiah 31:1 - 31:19

References

The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
Sefaria Tanakh
Sefaria.org
Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures
Jewish Publication Society
"Rosh Hashanah" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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