Rosh HaShanah: Why Does the Jewish New Year Fall in the Middle of the Hebrew Calendar?

Rosh HaShanah began last night at sundown and Jews around the world are celebrating their New Year’s Day. Biblically speaking, it is the Feast of Trumpets, the 5th of 7 major feasts of Israel.

Are the two related in any way? Also, why does the Jewish New Year fall in the 7th month of the Hebrew calendar? Interesting questions…and you will find the answers here. Shana Tova! (Happy New Year!)

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