The Jewish Calendar

September 23, 2014
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Wednesday, September 24
(Ellul 29), erev Rosh Hashanah; eruv tavshilin. The festival begins in London at 6.40; Bournemouth 6.42; Leeds 6.40; Manchester 6.48; Tyneside 6.45; Glasgow 6.56; Jerusalem 5.57.

Thursday, September 25
(Tishri 1), Rosh Hashanah 5775 1st day. Portion: Genesis 21:1-34 and Numbers 29:1-6. Haftarah: I Samuel 1:1 to 2:10. Tashlich.

Lighting of candles on the second evening of Rosh Hashanah in London is at 7.39; Bournemouth 7.48; Leeds 7.34; Manchester 7.50; Tyneside 7.47; Glasgow 8.00; Jerusalem 7.08.

Friday, September 26
(Tishri 2), Rosh Hashanah 2nd day. Portion: Genesis 22:1-24 and Numbers 29:1-6. Haftarah: Jeremiah 31:2-20.

Shabbat begins, and the festival ends, in London at 6.35; Bournemouth 6.37; Leeds 6.35; Manchester 6.43; Tyneside 6.40; Glasgow 6.50; Jerusalem 5.55.

Saturday, September 27
(Tishri 3), Shabbat Shuvah. Portion: Ha’azinu, Deuteronomy 32:1-52. Haftarah: Hosea 14:2-10 and Joel 2:15-27 (Sephardim: Hosea 14:2-10 and Micah 7:18-20).

Shabbat ends in London at 7.34; Bournemouth 7.44; Leeds 7.41; Manchester 7.45; Tyneside 7.42; Glasgow 7.55; Jerusalem 7.05.

Sunday, September 28
(Tishri 4), Fast of Gedaliah, which ends in London at 7.26; Bournemouth 7.33; Leeds 7.26; Manchester 7.36; Tyneside 7.34; Glasgow 7.46; Jerusalem 6.50.

Friday, October 3
(Tishri 9), erev Yom Kippur. The hafsakah in London is at 6.19, at which time Shabbat and the fast begin; Bournemouth 6.22; Leeds 6.18; Manchester 6.26; Tyneside 6.20; Glasgow 6.32; Jerusalem 5.46. The Kol Nidre service in the synagogue usually begins fifteen minutes after the hafsakah.

    Last updated: 2:31pm, September 23 2014