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Jewish holidays – what do they mean?

Links to postings on the JfJfP website and elsewhere

Not all festivals are covered. More links will be added over time.

 

Pesach/Passover

Shavuous/shavouot

Rosh Hashona/Yom Kippur

Succous/Succoth

Tisha B’av

Chanukah/Hanukah

Tu B’Shvat ( the Jewish New Year for Trees)

Purim

Jewish holiday calendar

2018 / 2019

5779

2019 / 2020

5780

2020 / 2021

5781

Rosh Ha-Shanah

Monday 10 
September

Monday 30 
September

Saturday 19 
September

Yom Kippur

Wednesday 19 
September

Wednesday 9 
October

Monday 28 
September

Sukkot (1st Day)

Monday 24 
September

Monday 14
October

Saturday 3 
October

Shemini Atzeret / Simchat Torah

Monday 1 
October

Monday 21 
October

Saturday 10 
October

Chanukkah

(1st Day)

Mnday 3 
December

Monday 23 
December

Friday 11
December

Tu Bi-Shvat

Monday 21 
January

Monday 10
February

Thursday 28 
January

Purim

Thursday 21
March

Tuesday 10
March

Friday 26 
February

Pesach (1st Day)

Saturday 20
April

Thursday 9
April

Sunday 28
March

Pesach (7th Day)

Friday 26
April

Wednesday 15
April

Saturday 3
April

Yom Ha-Sho’ah

Thursday 2
May

Tuesday 21
April

Thursday 8
April

Yom Ha-atz’ma’ut

Thursday 9
May

Wednesday 29
April

Thursday 15 
April

Shavuot

Sunday 9
June

Friday 29
May

Monday 17
May

Tish’ah B’Av

Sunday 11
August

Thursday 30
July

Sunday 18
July

S’lichot

Saturday 21
September

Saturday 12
September

Saturday 28
August

Most progressive Jews in the Diaspora observe the eight day of Sukkot as Simchat Torah. Some may follow the orthodox practice and instead observe the next day.

 

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