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Are Banks Open on Rosh Hashanah 2023?

Rosh Hashanah, the beginning of the 10-day period on the Jewish calendar known as the High Holidays, starts on the evening of September 15 and ends on the evening of September 17, 2023. Also called the Jewish New Year, it’s a time for celebration and self-reflection. Those who observe commemorate the holiday with prayer services and festive meals, along with other meaningful traditions. Amid the festivities, some people maybe wondering if stores and other services are closed in honor of the Jewish holiday. Here’s what you need to know.Are banks open on Rosh Hashanah 2023?Rosh Hashanah is not a federal holiday, so you can expect most banks to be open during their normal business hours. Of course, this year, the holiday falls on a weekend, and many banks close their doors on Saturdays or have limited hours. In that case, the banks will be closed as usual. All banks are closed on Sundays. Customers can use ATMs or online services for their banking needs. If you’re uncertain of your bank’s weekend schedule, be sure to check with your local branch to find their Saturday hours.More From Country Living play iconThe triangle icon that indicates to playThere are 11 holidays recognized by the U.S. Federal Reserve: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. On those occasions, banks, post offices, the stock market, and other services will close their doors.Katie Bowlby is Digital Director at Country Living, where she covers gift guides, product reviews, crafts, and TV shows like Yellowstone. She’s currently stitching up a cross-stitch pattern for the magazine’s next issue 



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