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 (5780, 5781, 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.


5780 (2019-20)

Tu Bishvat
Feb. 9-10, 2020

March 9-10, 2020

April 8-16, 2020

Lag B’Omer
May 11-12, 2020

May 28-30, 2020

Tisha B’Av
July 29-30, 2020

Tu B’Av
July 29-30, 2020


5781 (2020-21)

Rosh Hashanah
Sept. 18-20,2020

Fast of Gedalia
Sept. 21, 2020

Yom Kippur
Sept. 27-8, 2020

Oct. 2-10, 2020

Shemini Atzeret
Oct. 10, 2020

Simchat Torah
Oct. 21-22, 2020

Dec. 10-Dec. 18, 2020


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