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Jewish Holidays

Dates of major and minor Jewish holidays. Each holiday page includes a brief overview of special observances and customs, and any special Torah readings.

Except for minor fasts, holidays begin at sundown on the date specified in the tables below. For example, if the dates for Rosh Hashana are listed as -, then the holiday begins at sundown on Sep 6 and ends at nightfall on Sep 8.

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Major holidays

Holidays begin at sundown on the first date specified and end at nightfall on the last date specified.

Dates in bold are yom tov, so they have similar obligations and restrictions to Shabbat in the sense that normal "work" is forbidden.

Holiday 5781
2020‑2021
5782
2021‑2022
5783
2022‑2023
5784
2023‑2024
5785
2024‑2025
5786
2025‑2026
Rosh Hashana F‑Su M‑W Su‑Tu F‑Su W‑F M‑W
Yom Kippur Su‑M W‑Th Tu‑W Su‑M F‑Sa W‑Th
Sukkot F‑Su
M‑F
M‑W
Th‑M
Su‑Tu
W‑Su
F‑Su
M‑F
W‑F
Sa‑W
M‑W
Th‑M
Shmini Atzeret F‑Sa M‑Tu Su‑M F‑Sa W‑Th M‑Tu
Simchat Torah Sa‑Su Tu‑W M‑Tu Sa‑Su Th‑F Tu‑W
Chanukah Th‑F Su‑M Su‑M Th‑F W‑Th Su‑M
Pesach Sa‑M
Tu‑Th
F‑Su
F‑Su
M‑W
Th‑Sa
W‑F
Sa‑M
Tu‑Th
M‑W
Th‑Sa
Su‑Tu
Sa‑M
Tu‑Th
F‑Su
W‑F
Sa‑M
Tu‑Th
Shavuot Su‑Tu Sa‑M Th‑Sa Tu‑Th Su‑Tu Th‑Sa

Minor holidays

Holiday 5781
2020‑2021
5782
2021‑2022
5783
2022‑2023
5784
2023‑2024
5785
2024‑2025
5786
2025‑2026
Tu BiShvat W‑Th Su‑M Su‑M W‑Th W‑Th Su‑M
Purim Th‑F W‑Th M‑Tu Sa‑Su Th‑F M‑Tu
Shushan Purim Sa‑Su Th‑F Tu‑W Su‑M Sa‑Su Tu‑W
Pesach Sheni Su‑M Sa‑Su Th‑F Tu‑W Su‑M Th‑F
Lag BaOmer Th‑F W‑Th M‑Tu Sa‑Su Th‑F M‑Tu
Tu B'Av F‑Sa Th‑F Tu‑W Su‑M F‑Sa Tu‑W
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot Su‑M Sa‑Su Th‑F Tu‑W Su‑M Th‑F
Leil Selichot Aug 28 Sa Sep 17 Sa Sep 9 Sa Sep 28 Sa Sep 13 Sa Sep 5 Sa
Purim Katan M‑Tu Th‑F

Minor fasts

Minor fasts begin at dawn and end at nightfall.

Tish'a B'Av begins at sundown on the first date specified and ends at nightfall on the second date specified.

Holiday 5781
2020‑2021
5782
2021‑2022
5783
2022‑2023
5784
2023‑2024
5785
2024‑2025
5786
2025‑2026
Tzom Gedaliah Sep 21 M Sep 9 Th Sep 28 W Sep 18 M Oct 6 Su Sep 25 Th
Asara B'Tevet Dec 25 F Dec 14 Tu Jan 3 Tu Dec 22 F Jan 10 F Dec 30 Tu
Ta'anit Esther Feb 25 Th Mar 16 W Mar 6 M Mar 21 Th Mar 13 Th Mar 2 M
Ta'anit Bechorot Mar 25 Th Apr 15 F Apr 5 W Apr 22 M Apr 10 Th Apr 1 W
Tzom Tammuz Jun 27 Su Jul 17 Su Jul 6 Th Jul 23 Tu Jul 13 Su Jul 2 Th
Tish'a B'Av Sa‑Su Sa‑Su W‑Th M‑Tu Sa‑Su W‑Th

Modern holidays

Holiday 5781
2020‑2021
5782
2021‑2022
5783
2022‑2023
5784
2023‑2024
5785
2024‑2025
5786
2025‑2026
Yom HaAliyah Sa‑Su Tu‑W M‑Tu Sa‑Su Th‑F Tu‑W
Sigd Su‑M W‑Th Tu‑W Su‑M F‑Sa W‑Th
Yom HaShoah W‑Th W‑Th M‑Tu Su‑M W‑Th M‑Tu
Yom HaZikaron Tu‑W Tu‑W M‑Tu Su‑M Tu‑W M‑Tu
Yom HaAtzma'ut W‑Th W‑Th Tu‑W M‑Tu W‑Th Tu‑W
Yom Yerushalayim Su‑M Sa‑Su Th‑F Tu‑W Su‑M Th‑F

Special Shabbatot

Holiday 5781
2020‑2021
5782
2021‑2022
5783
2022‑2023
5784
2023‑2024
5785
2024‑2025
5786
2025‑2026
Shabbat Shuva F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa
Shabbat Shirah F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa
Shabbat Shekalim F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa
Shabbat Zachor F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa
Shabbat Parah F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa
Shabbat HaChodesh F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa
Shabbat HaGadol F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa
Shabbat Chazon F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa
Shabbat Nachamu F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa

Rosh Chodesh

Holiday 5781
2020‑2021
5782
2021‑2022
5783
2022‑2023
5784
2023‑2024
5785
2024‑2025
5786
2025‑2026
Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan Sa‑M Tu‑Th M‑W Sa‑M Th‑Sa Tu‑Th
Rosh Chodesh Kislev M‑Tu Th‑F W‑F M‑Tu Sa‑M Th‑F
Rosh Chodesh Tevet Tu‑W F‑Su F‑Su Tu‑W M‑W F‑Su
Rosh Chodesh Sh'vat W‑Th Su‑M Su‑M W‑Th W‑Th Su‑M
Rosh Chodesh Adar Th‑Sa M‑W Th‑Sa M‑W
Rosh Chodesh Adar I M‑W Th‑Sa
Rosh Chodesh Adar II W‑F Sa‑M
Rosh Chodesh Nisan Sa‑Su F‑Sa W‑Th M‑Tu Sa‑Su W‑Th
Rosh Chodesh Iyyar Su‑Tu Sa‑M Th‑Sa Tu‑Th Su‑Tu Th‑Sa
Rosh Chodesh Sivan Tu‑W M‑Tu Sa‑Su Th‑F Tu‑W Sa‑Su
Rosh Chodesh Tamuz W‑F Tu‑Th Su‑Tu F‑Su W‑F Su‑Tu
Rosh Chodesh Av F‑Sa Th‑F Tu‑W Su‑M F‑Sa Tu‑W
Rosh Chodesh Elul Sa‑M F‑Su W‑F M‑W Sa‑M W‑F