Jewish Calendar

Major holidays

Holidays begin at sundown on the evening before the 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 5778
(2017‑2018)
5779
(2018‑2019)
5780
(2019‑2020)
5781
(2020‑2021)
Rosh Hashana  Th‑F  M‑Tu  M‑Tu  Sa‑Su
Yom Kippur  Sa  W  W  M
Sukkot  Th‑F
 Sa‑W
 M‑Tu
 W‑Su
 M‑Tu
 W‑Su
 Sa‑Su
 M‑F
Shmini Atzeret  Th  M  M  Sa
Simchat Torah  F  Tu  Tu  Su
Chanukah  W‑W  M‑M  M‑M  F‑F
Purim  Th  Th  Tu  F
Pesach Sa‑Su
 M‑Th
 F‑Sa
Sa‑Su
 M‑Th
 F‑Sa
 Th‑F
 Sa‑Tu
 W‑Th
 Su‑M
 Tu‑F
 Sa‑Su
Shavuot  Su‑M  Su‑M  F‑Sa  M‑Tu
Tish’a B’Av  Su  Su  Th  Su