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Rosh Hashanah (in Hebrew, רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה) literally means “head of the year” and is the Jewish New Year. In the Bible, Rosh Hashanah is commonly referred to as Yom Teruah or the Feast of Trumpets. Rosh Hashanah occurs 163 days after the first day of Passover which means on the Gregorian calendar, the earliest date Rosh Hashanah can fall is September 5th and the latest is October 5th.

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