Jewish Holidays 1778

Except for minor fasts, holidays begin at sundown on the first date specified and end at nightfall on the last date specified.
For example, if the dates for Rosh Hashana are listed as -, then the holiday begins at sundown on Sep 21 and ends at nightfall on Sep 23.

This page displays the Diaspora holiday schedule. The Israel schedule is used by Jews living in modern Israel.

Major holidays 1778  ✡️

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

HolidayDates
Pesach  🫓🍷 Sa‑M
Tu‑F
F‑Su
15-22 Nisan 5538
Passover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread
Shavuot  ⛰️🌸 Su‑Tu
6-7 Sivan 5538
Festival of Weeks
Tish'a B'Av  ✡️ Sa‑Su
9 Av 5538
The Ninth of Av
Rosh Hashana  🍏🍯 M‑W
1-2 Tishrei 5539
The Jewish New Year
Yom Kippur  ✡️ W‑Th
10 Tishrei 5539
Day of Atonement
Sukkot  🌿🍋 M‑W
Th‑M
15-21 Tishrei 5539
Feast of Booths
Shmini Atzeret  ✡️ M‑Tu
22 Tishrei 5539
Eighth Day of Assembly
Simchat Torah  ✡️ Tu‑W
23 Tishrei 5539
Day of Celebrating the Torah
Chanukah  🕎 Su‑M
25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5539
Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of rededication
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Minor holidays 1778  ✡️

HolidayDates
Tu BiShvat  🌳 W‑Th
15 Sh'vat 5538
New Year for Trees
Purim  🎭️📜 Th‑F
14 Adar 5538
Celebration of Jewish deliverance as told by Megilat Esther
Shushan Purim  🎭️📜 F‑Sa
15 Adar 5538
Purim celebrated in Jerusalem and walled cities
Purim Meshulash  ✡️ Sa‑Su
16 Adar 5538
Triple Purim, spanning 3 days in Jerusalem and walled cities
Days of the Omer   Su‑Su
16 Nisan - 5 Sivan 5538
7 weeks from the second night of Pesach to the day before Shavuot
Pesach Sheni  ✡️ Su‑M
14 Iyyar 5538
Second Passover, one month after Passover
Lag BaOmer  🔥 Th‑F
18 Iyyar 5538
33rd day of counting the Omer
Tu B'Av  ❤️ F‑Sa
15 Av 5538
Minor Jewish holiday of love
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot  🐑 Su‑M
1 Elul 5538
New Year for Tithing Animals
Leil Selichot  🕍 Sep 12 Sa
20 Elul 5538
Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays

Minor fasts 1778  ✡️

Minor fasts begin at dawn and end at nightfall.

Tish'a B'Av begins at sundown on the first date specified and ends at nightfall on the second date specified.

HolidayDates
Asara B'Tevet   Jan 9 F
10 Tevet 5538
Fast commemorating the siege of Jerusalem
Ta'anit Esther   Mar 12 Th
13 Adar 5538
Fast of Esther
Ta'anit Bechorot   Apr 9 Th
12 Nisan 5538
Fast of the First Born
Tzom Tammuz   Jul 12 Su
17 Tamuz 5538
Fast commemorating breaching of the walls of Jerusalem before the destruction of the Second Temple
Tzom Gedaliah   Sep 24 Th
3 Tishrei 5539
Fast of the Seventh Month
Asara B'Tevet   Dec 29 Tu
10 Tevet 5539
Fast commemorating the siege of Jerusalem

Modern holidays 1778  🇮🇱

HolidayDates

Special Shabbatot 1778  🕍

HolidayDates
Shabbat Shirah   F‑Sa
10 Sh'vat 5538
Shabbat of Song
Shabbat Shekalim   F‑Sa
1 Adar 5538
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Adar
Shabbat Zachor   F‑Sa
8 Adar 5538
Shabbat before Purim
Shabbat Parah   F‑Sa
22 Adar 5538
Shabbat of the Red Heifer
Shabbat HaChodesh   F‑Sa
29 Adar 5538
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Nissan
Shabbat HaGadol   F‑Sa
14 Nisan 5538
Shabbat before Pesach
Shabbat Chazon   F‑Sa
8 Av 5538
Shabbat before Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Prophecy/Shabbat of Vision)
Shabbat Nachamu   F‑Sa
15 Av 5538
Shabbat after Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Consolation)
Shabbat Shuva   F‑Sa
5 Tishrei 5539
Shabbat that falls between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (Shabbat of Returning)

Rosh Chodesh 1778  🌒

HolidayDates
Rosh Chodesh Sh'vat   W‑Th
1 Sh'vat 5538
Start of month of Sh'vat on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Adar   Th‑Sa
30 Sh'vat - 1 Adar 5538
Start of month of Adar on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Nisan   Sa‑Su
1 Nisan 5538
Start of month of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Iyyar   Su‑Tu
30 Nisan - 1 Iyyar 5538
Start of month of Iyyar on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Sivan   Tu‑W
1 Sivan 5538
Start of month of Sivan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tamuz   W‑F
30 Sivan - 1 Tamuz 5538
Start of month of Tamuz on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Av   F‑Sa
1 Av 5538
Start of month of Av on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Elul   Sa‑M
30 Av - 1 Elul 5538
Start of month of Elul on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan   Tu‑Th
30 Tishrei - 1 Cheshvan 5539
Start of month of Cheshvan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Kislev   Th‑F
1 Kislev 5539
Start of month of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tevet   F‑Su
30 Kislev - 1 Tevet 5539
Start of month of Tevet on the Hebrew calendar