The month of September is a crucial and significant month for various reasons, for many people in many cultures. The word “September” is derived from the Latin word ‘Septem’ meaning seven (7). Rosh Hashanah (literally “head of the year”) is the Jewish New Year. It is the first of the High Holidays. It is celebrated ten days before Yom Kippur. Rosh Hashanah is observed on the first two days of Tishrei, the seventh month of the Hebrew Calendar. It is described in the Torah as a day of sounding the Shofar. Rosh Hashana begins at sundown on September 25, 2022 and ends at nightfall on September 27, 2022. September 26, 2022 is the 1st of Tishrei 5783. This Shmita year ends on September 26, 2022. It was the year of release. Debts are to be forgiven, agricultural lands to lie fallow, private land holdings to become open, and staples to be freely redistributed and accessible to all. This is the ninth (9th) month of the Gregorian calendar. This is the seventh (7th) month on the Biblical calendar and the first (1st) month of the Jewish civil year.

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