Jewish Calendar

A list of upcoming Jewish holidays.

The Jewish calendar is both solar and lunar, consisting of 12 months of either 29 or 30 days. The Jewish year (5777, 5778 etc.) begins on Rosh Hashanah and ends just before the following Rosh Hashanah.

All holidays begin at sundown on the start date listed and end at sundown on the end date listed.

5778 (2018)


Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Memorial Day)
April 10-11, 2018

Yom Hazikaron, Israeli Memorial Day
April 17-18, 2018

Yom Haatzmaut (Israeli Independence Day)
April 18-19, 2018

Lag B’Omer
May 2-3, 2018

Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day)
May 12-13, 2018

May 19-21, 2018

Tisha B’Av
July 21-22, 2018

5779 (2018-19)

Rosh Hashanah
Sept. 9-11, 2018

Fast of Gedalia
Sept. 12, 2018

Yom Kippur
Sept. 18-19, 2018

Sept. 23-30, 2018

Shemini Atzeret
Sept. 30 – Oct. 1, 2018

Simchat Torah
Oct. 1-2, 2018



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