When was Rosh HaShanah 2011_ New Moon Explained – Question


When was Rosh Ha Shanah 2011?nn,nn,It depends on whether you determine the New Month by the pre-set calendar (official) or by the actual appearance of the New Moon over Jerusalem.nn,nn,The pre-set calendar puts the 1st day of Rosh Ha Shanah on September 29th 2011- but startd the evening before on the 28th. nn,nn,Remember, a Jewish day is sunset to sunset, not midnight to midnight.nn,nn,If by New Moon, the first day falls September 30th 2011, but began evening of September 29th. (The New Moon was sighted Thursday 29th 2011).

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