When is Rosh Hashanah

In 2016 Rosh Hashanah starts at sunset on Sunday 13 September 2015 and continues for two days when it ends at nightfall on Tuesday 15 September 2015.

What is Rosh Hashanah?

Rosh Hashanah falls on the first and second days of the Month of Tishri and marks the start of the Jewish New Year.

Rosh Hashanah is a Jewish holiday on which no work is permitted.

It is traditionally a time when Jews reflect on the past year and any mistakes they made. Resolutions are made to make improvements in the new year.