Calendar of Major Jewish Holidays

Holidays begin the evening before the day noted.  Holidays noted in italic are holy days on which no work is permitted and absences from school or work should be excused.

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Selichot.....................................................Saturday, September 16

Rosh Hashanah  .......................................Thursday & Friday, September 21 & 22

Yom Kippur ..............................................Saturday, September 30

Sukkot  ......................................................Thursday & Friday, October 5 & 6

Sh'mini Atzeret .........................................Thursday, October 12

Simchat Torah ..........................................Friday, October 13

Hanukkah ................................................Wednesday, December 13 - December 20

Purim .......................................................Thursday, March 1

Passover  (start) .......................................Saturday, March 31

Passover  (end) ........................................Sunday, April 8

Yom HaShoah.........................................Thursday, April 12

Yom Ha'atzma'ut ....................................Thursday, April 19

Lag B'Omer .............................................Thursday, May 3

Shavuot  ..................................................Sunday & Monday, May 20 & 21

Tisha B'Av ...............................................Friday, July 27

Yom Hashoah is Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Yom Ha'atzma'ut is Israel Independence Day.

Date of obserance of these may vary from the calendar date.

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