Jewish Holiday 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 Dates
Rosh Hashana , 2017 Th‑F
Yom Kippur  Sa
Sukkot , 2017 Th‑F
, 2017 Sa‑W
Shmini Atzeret  Th
Simchat Torah  F
Chanukah , 2017 W‑W
Purim  Th
Pesach , 2018 Sa‑Su
, 2018 M‑Th
, 2018 F‑Sa
Shavuot , 2018 Su‑M
Tish’a B’Av  Su

Minor holidays

Holiday Dates
Tu BiShvat  W
Purim Katan
Shushan Purim  F
Days of the Omer
Pesach Sheni  Su
Lag BaOmer  Th
Tu B’Av  F
Leil Selichot Sep 1, 2018 Sa

Minor fasts

Holiday Dates
Tzom Gedaliah Sep 24, 2017 Su
Asara B’Tevet Dec 28, 2017 Th
Ta’anit Esther Feb 28, 2018 W
Ta’anit Bechorot Mar 30, 2018 F
Tzom Tammuz Jul 1, 2018 Su

Modern holidays

Holiday Dates
Yom HaShoah  Th
Yom HaZikaron  W
Yom HaAtzma’ut  Th
Yom Yerushalayim  Su
Yom HaAliyah  F
Sigd  Sa

Special Shabbatot

Holiday Dates
Shabbat Shuva  Sa
Shabbat Shekalim  Sa
Shabbat Zachor  Sa
Shabbat Parah  Sa
Shabbat HaChodesh  Sa
Shabbat HaGadol  Sa
Shabbat Chazon  Sa
Shabbat Nachamu  Sa
Shabbat Rosh Chodesh
Shabbat Machar Chodesh

Rosh Chodesh

Holiday Dates
Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan  F
Rosh Chodesh Kislev  Su
Rosh Chodesh Tevet  M
Rosh Chodesh Sh’vat  W
Rosh Chodesh Adar  Th
Rosh Chodesh Adar II
Rosh Chodesh Nisan  Sa
Rosh Chodesh Iyyar  Su
Rosh Chodesh Sivan  Tu
Rosh Chodesh Tamuz  W
Rosh Chodesh Av  F
Rosh Chodesh Elul  Sa
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