Jewish Holidays in the Diaspora

HOLIDAY

HEBREW
DATE
5778 5779 5780
2017 2018 2019

Rosh Hashana
New Year

1-2 Tishrei

Sept 21-22
Thurs-Fri
Sept 10-11
Mon-Tues
Sept 30-Oct 1
Mon - Tues
Tzom Gedaliah
Fast of Gedaliah
4 Tishrei
Sept 24
Sun
Sept 12
Wed
Oct 2
Wed

Yom Kippur
Day of Atonement

10 Tishrei*
Yizkor

Sept 30
Sh
Sept 19
Wed
Oct 9
Wed

Sukkot
Feast of Tabernacles

15-21 Tishrei

Oct5-Oct 11
Thurs-Wed
Sept 24-Sept 30
Mon-Sun
Oct 14-20
Mon - Sun

Shmini Atzeret
8th Day of Assembly

22 Tishrei*
Yizkor

Oct 12
Thurs
Oct 1
Mon
Oct 21
Mon

Simchat Torah
Rejoicing of the Law

23 Tishrei

Oct 13
Fri
Oct 2
Tues
Oct 22
Tues

Chanukah
Festival of Lights

25 Kislev

Dec13-20
Wed - Wed
Dec 3-10
Mon - Mon
Dec 23-30 Mon-Mon

Asara B'Tevet
Fast of Tenth of Tevet

 

10 Tevet

Dec 28
Thurs
Dec 18
Tues
Jan 7
Tues
2018 2019 2020

Tu B’Shvat
New Year for Trees

15 Sh’vat

Jan 31
Wed
Jan 21
Mon
Feb 10
Mon

Ta'anit Esther
The Fast of Esther

 

13 Adar

Feb 28
Wed
Mar 20
Wed
Mar 9
Mon

Purim

14 Adar

Mar 1
Thurs
Mar 21
Thurs
Mar 10
Tues

Pesach
Passover

15-22 Nisan**
Yizkor 22 Nisan

Mar 31 - Apr 7
Sh - Sh
Apr 20 - Apr 27
Sh - Sh
Apr 9 - Apr 16
Thurs - Thurs

Yom HaShoah
Holocaust Rememberance Day

27 Nisan

Apr 12
Thurs
May 2
Thurs
Apr 21
Tues

Yom HaZikaron
Israel's Memorial Day

4 Iyar

Apr 18
Wed
May 8
Wed
April 28
Tues

Yom Ha’Atzma’ut
IsraelIndependence day

5 Iyar

Apr 19
Thurs
May 9
Thurs
Apr 29
Thurs

Lag B'Omer
33rd Day of the Omer

18 Iyar

May 3
Thurs
May 23
Thurs
May 12
Tues

Yom Yerushalayim
Jerusalem Reunification Day

 

28 Iyar

May 13
Sun
June 2
Sun
May 22
Fri

Shavuot
The Giving of the Torah

6-7 Sivan***
Yizkor 7 Sivan

May 20-21
Sun -Mon
June 9-10
Sun-Mon
May 29-30
Fri-Sh

Shiva Asar B'Tamuz
Fast of 17th of Tamuz

 

17 Tamuz

July 1
Sun
July 21
Sun
July 9
Thurs

Tisha B’av
The 9th of Av

9 Av

July 22
Sun
Aug 11
Sun
July 30
Thurs

Tu B’av
The 15th of Av

15 Av

July 27
Fri
Aug 16
Fri
Aug 5
Wed
Note: As the Jewish day runs from sundown to sundown, All Holidays begin at sundown of the preceding day.
As an example, Kol Nidre (Yom Kippur) is the evening of Tues, Sept.22, 2015,
and the first candle of Chanukah is the evening of Sunday, Dec.6, 2015.


*Yizkor
**Yizkor is on the 22nd of Nisan
***Yizkor is on the 7th of Sivan
For Yizkor Dates Click here

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