Jewish Holidays 2021-2022

Dates of major and minor Jewish holidays for Hebrew Year 5782. Each holiday page includes a brief overview of special observances and customs, and any special Torah readings.

All holidays begin at sundown on the evening before the date specified in the tables below. For example, if the dates for Rosh Hashana were listed as -, then the holiday begins at sundown on Sep 6 and ends at nightfall on Sep 8.


Major holidays

Dates in bold are yom tov, so they have similar obligations and restrictions to Shabbat in the sense that normal "work" is forbidden.

Rosh Hashana -, 2021
Yom Kippur
Sukkot -, 2021
-, 2021
Shmini Atzeret
Simchat Torah
Chanukah -, 2021
Pesach -, 2022
-, 2022
-, 2022
Shavuot -, 2022
Tish'a B'Av

Minor holidays

Tu BiShvat
Purim Katan
Shushan Purim
Days of the Omer
Pesach Sheni
Lag B'Omer
Leil Selichot Sep 17, 2022

Minor fasts

Tzom Gedaliah Sep 9, 2021
Asara B'Tevet Dec 14, 2021
Ta'anit Esther Mar 16, 2022
Ta'anit Bechorot Apr 15, 2022
Tzom Tammuz Jul 17, 2022

Modern holidays

Yom HaShoah
Yom HaZikaron
Yom HaAtzma'ut
Yom Yerushalayim

Special Shabbatot

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

Rosh Chodesh

Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan
Rosh Chodesh Kislev
Rosh Chodesh Tevet
Rosh Chodesh Sh'vat
Rosh Chodesh Adar
Rosh Chodesh Adar II
Rosh Chodesh Nisan
Rosh Chodesh Iyyar
Rosh Chodesh Sivan
Rosh Chodesh Tamuz
Rosh Chodesh Av
Rosh Chodesh Elul