Rosh Hashanah 2010, Start of Long Jewish Holiday 2010 – The Jewish Holiday, Rosh Hashanah which starts September 8 and ends September 10 will just be one of the ten Jewish Holidays coming this September 2010. Rosh Hashanah is known as the Jewish New year and starts after the pastover.
According to the oral tradition of Judaism or the Mishnah, Rosh Hashanah is also the anniversary of the creation of the world. This is also the first day of the Hebrew month of Tishrei. For the year 2010, the celebration of Rosh Hashanah, celebrates the coming of year 5771 on the Hebrew Calendar and will be celebrated for three days instead of the normal two days. The reason for this is that because the final fay of the holiday ends during the beginning of Shabbat.
The other Jewish holidays that will be celebrated this September are:
- September 12 – Fast of Gedaliah
- September 17 through nightfall of September 18 – Yom Kippur
- Sunset of September 22 through sunset of September 29 – Sukkot
- September 29 – Hoshanah Rabbah
- Sunset of September 29 through nightfall of September 30 – Shemini Atzeret
- Nightfall of September 30 through nightfall of October 1 – Simchat Torah
The longest among the Jewish Holidays 2010 is Sukkot. It is a seven day festival, also known as the Festival of Booths or the Feast of Tabernacles. This is one of the three pilgrimage festivals mentioned in the Old Testament. The other two are Pesach (Passover) and Shavuot (Pentecost).