Rosh Hashana 2020 / רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה 5781

Rosh Hashana (The Jewish New Year) for Hebrew Year 5781 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 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
Rosh Hashana 2023 1-2 Tishrei 5784
Rosh Hashana 2024 1-2 Tishrei 5785
Rosh Hashana 2025 1-2 Tishrei 5786
Rosh Hashana 2026 1-2 Tishrei 5787

Tanakh

Rosh Hashana I (on Shabbat) / רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה יוֹם א׳ (בְּשַׁבָּת)

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

Haftarah: I Samuel 1:1 - 2:10

Rosh Hashana II / רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה יוֹם ב׳

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

Haftarah: Jeremiah 31:1 - 31:19

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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