Jewish Holidays 1779

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 10 and ends at nightfall on Sep 12.

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

Major holidays 1779  ✡️

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  🫓🍷 W‑F
Sa‑Tu
Tu‑Th
15-22 Nisan 5539
Passover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread
Shavuot  ⛰️🌸 Th‑Sa
6-7 Sivan 5539
Festival of Weeks
Tish'a B'Av  ✡️ W‑Th
9 Av 5539
The Ninth of Av
Rosh Hashana  🍏🍯 F‑Su
1-2 Tishrei 5540
The Jewish New Year
Yom Kippur  ✡️ Su‑M
10 Tishrei 5540
Day of Atonement
Sukkot  🌿🍋 F‑Su
M‑F
15-21 Tishrei 5540
Feast of Booths
Shmini Atzeret  ✡️ F‑Sa
22 Tishrei 5540
Eighth Day of Assembly
Simchat Torah  ✡️ Sa‑Su
23 Tishrei 5540
Day of Celebrating the Torah
Chanukah  🕎 F‑Sa
25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5540
Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of rededication
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Minor holidays 1779  ✡️

HolidayDates
Tu BiShvat  🌳 Su‑M
15 Sh'vat 5539
New Year for Trees
Purim  🎭️📜 M‑Tu
14 Adar 5539
Celebration of Jewish deliverance as told by Megilat Esther
Shushan Purim  🎭️📜 Tu‑W
15 Adar 5539
Purim celebrated in Jerusalem and walled cities
Days of the Omer   Th‑Th
16 Nisan - 5 Sivan 5539
7 weeks from the second night of Pesach to the day before Shavuot
Pesach Sheni  ✡️ Th‑F
14 Iyyar 5539
Second Passover, one month after Passover
Lag BaOmer  🔥 M‑Tu
18 Iyyar 5539
33rd day of counting the Omer
Tu B'Av  ❤️ Tu‑W
15 Av 5539
Minor Jewish holiday of love
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot  🐑 Th‑F
1 Elul 5539
New Year for Tithing Animals
Leil Selichot  🕍 Sep 4 Sa
23 Elul 5539
Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays

Minor fasts 1779  ✡️

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
Ta'anit Esther   Mar 1 M
13 Adar 5539
Fast of Esther
Ta'anit Bechorot   Mar 31 W
14 Nisan 5539
Fast of the First Born
Tzom Tammuz   Jul 1 Th
17 Tamuz 5539
Fast commemorating breaching of the walls of Jerusalem before the destruction of the Second Temple
Tzom Gedaliah   Sep 13 M
3 Tishrei 5540
Fast of the Seventh Month
Asara B'Tevet   Dec 19 Su
10 Tevet 5540
Fast commemorating the siege of Jerusalem

Modern holidays 1779  🇮🇱

HolidayDates

Special Shabbatot 1779  🕍

HolidayDates
Shabbat Shirah   F‑Sa
13 Sh'vat 5539
Shabbat of Song
Shabbat Shekalim   F‑Sa
27 Sh'vat 5539
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Adar
Shabbat Zachor   F‑Sa
11 Adar 5539
Shabbat before Purim
Shabbat Parah   F‑Sa
18 Adar 5539
Shabbat of the Red Heifer
Shabbat HaChodesh   F‑Sa
25 Adar 5539
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Nissan
Shabbat HaGadol   F‑Sa
10 Nisan 5539
Shabbat before Pesach
Shabbat Chazon   F‑Sa
4 Av 5539
Shabbat before Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Prophecy/Shabbat of Vision)
Shabbat Nachamu   F‑Sa
11 Av 5539
Shabbat after Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Consolation)
Shabbat Shuva   F‑Sa
8 Tishrei 5540
Shabbat that falls between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (Shabbat of Returning)

Rosh Chodesh 1779  🌒

HolidayDates
Rosh Chodesh Sh'vat   Su‑M
1 Sh'vat 5539
Start of month of Sh'vat on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Adar   M‑W
30 Sh'vat - 1 Adar 5539
Start of month of Adar on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Nisan   W‑Th
1 Nisan 5539
Start of month of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Iyyar   Th‑Sa
30 Nisan - 1 Iyyar 5539
Start of month of Iyyar on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Sivan   Sa‑Su
1 Sivan 5539
Start of month of Sivan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tamuz   Su‑Tu
30 Sivan - 1 Tamuz 5539
Start of month of Tamuz on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Av   Tu‑W
1 Av 5539
Start of month of Av on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Elul   W‑F
30 Av - 1 Elul 5539
Start of month of Elul on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan   Sa‑M
30 Tishrei - 1 Cheshvan 5540
Start of month of Cheshvan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Kislev   M‑W
30 Cheshvan - 1 Kislev 5540
Start of month of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tevet   W‑F
30 Kislev - 1 Tevet 5540
Start of month of Tevet on the Hebrew calendar