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)

Lag B’Omer
May 11-12, 2020

Shavuot
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

Sukkot
Oct. 2-10, 2020

Shemini Atzeret
Oct. 10, 2020

Simchat Torah
Oct. 21-22, 2020

Hanukkah
Dec. 10-Dec. 18, 2020

Tu Bishvat
Jan. 27-28, 2021

Purim
February 25-26, 2021

Passover
March 27-April 4, 2021

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