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.

5779 (2018-19)

April 19-27, 2019

Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Memorial Day)
May 1-2, 2019

Yom Hazikaron, Israeli Memorial Day
May 7-8, 2019

Yom Haatzmaut (Israeli Independence Day)
May 8-9, 2019

Lag B’Omer
May 22-23, 2019

Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day)
June 1-2, 2019

June 8-10, 2019

Tisha B’Av
Aug. 10-11, 2019

5780 (2019-20)

Rosh Hashanah
Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2019

Fast of Gedalia
Oct. 2, 2019

Yom Kippur
Oct. 8-9, 2019

Oct. 13-20, 2019

Shemini Atzeret
Oct. 20-21, 2019

Simchat Torah
Oct. 21-22, 2019

Dec. 22-Dec. 30, 2019

Tu Bishvat
Feb. 9-10, 2020

March 9-10, 2020

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