Jewish Holidays 1781

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 19 and ends at nightfall on Sep 21.

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

Major holidays 1781  ✡️

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  🫓🍷 M‑W
Th‑Su
Su‑Tu
15-22 Nisan 5541
Passover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread
Shavuot  ⛰️🌸 Tu‑Th
6-7 Sivan 5541
Festival of Weeks
Tish'a B'Av  ✡️ M‑Tu
9 Av 5541
The Ninth of Av
Rosh Hashana  🍏🍯 W‑F
1-2 Tishrei 5542
The Jewish New Year
Yom Kippur  ✡️ F‑Sa
10 Tishrei 5542
Day of Atonement
Sukkot  🌿🍋 W‑F
Sa‑W
15-21 Tishrei 5542
Feast of Booths
Shmini Atzeret  ✡️ W‑Th
22 Tishrei 5542
Eighth Day of Assembly
Simchat Torah  ✡️ Th‑F
23 Tishrei 5542
Day of Celebrating the Torah
Chanukah  🕎 Tu‑W
25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5542
Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of rededication
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Minor holidays 1781  ✡️

HolidayDates
Tu BiShvat  🌳 F‑Sa
15 Sh'vat 5541
New Year for Trees
Purim  🎭️📜 Sa‑Su
14 Adar 5541
Celebration of Jewish deliverance as told by Megilat Esther
Shushan Purim  🎭️📜 Su‑M
15 Adar 5541
Purim celebrated in Jerusalem and walled cities
Days of the Omer   Tu‑Tu
16 Nisan - 5 Sivan 5541
7 weeks from the second night of Pesach to the day before Shavuot
Pesach Sheni  ✡️ Tu‑W
14 Iyyar 5541
Second Passover, one month after Passover
Lag BaOmer  🔥 Sa‑Su
18 Iyyar 5541
33rd day of counting the Omer
Tu B'Av  ❤️ Su‑M
15 Av 5541
Minor Jewish holiday of love
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot  🐑 Tu‑W
1 Elul 5541
New Year for Tithing Animals
Leil Selichot  🕍 Sep 15 Sa
25 Elul 5541
Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays

Minor fasts 1781  ✡️

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 7 Su
10 Tevet 5541
Fast commemorating the siege of Jerusalem
Ta'anit Esther   Mar 8 Th
11 Adar 5541
Fast of Esther
Ta'anit Bechorot   Apr 9 M
14 Nisan 5541
Fast of the First Born
Tzom Tammuz   Jul 10 Tu
17 Tamuz 5541
Fast commemorating breaching of the walls of Jerusalem before the destruction of the Second Temple
Tzom Gedaliah   Sep 23 Su
4 Tishrei 5542
Fast of the Seventh Month
Asara B'Tevet   Dec 27 Th
10 Tevet 5542
Fast commemorating the siege of Jerusalem

Modern holidays 1781  🇮🇱

HolidayDates

Special Shabbatot 1781  🕍

HolidayDates
Shabbat Shirah   F‑Sa
15 Sh'vat 5541
Shabbat of Song
Shabbat Shekalim   F‑Sa
29 Sh'vat 5541
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Adar
Shabbat Zachor   F‑Sa
13 Adar 5541
Shabbat before Purim
Shabbat Parah   F‑Sa
20 Adar 5541
Shabbat of the Red Heifer
Shabbat HaChodesh   F‑Sa
27 Adar 5541
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Nissan
Shabbat HaGadol   F‑Sa
12 Nisan 5541
Shabbat before Pesach
Shabbat Chazon   F‑Sa
6 Av 5541
Shabbat before Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Prophecy/Shabbat of Vision)
Shabbat Nachamu   F‑Sa
13 Av 5541
Shabbat after Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Consolation)
Shabbat Shuva   F‑Sa
3 Tishrei 5542
Shabbat that falls between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (Shabbat of Returning)

Rosh Chodesh 1781  🌒

HolidayDates
Rosh Chodesh Sh'vat   F‑Sa
1 Sh'vat 5541
Start of month of Sh'vat on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Adar   Sa‑M
30 Sh'vat - 1 Adar 5541
Start of month of Adar on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Nisan   M‑Tu
1 Nisan 5541
Start of month of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Iyyar   Tu‑Th
30 Nisan - 1 Iyyar 5541
Start of month of Iyyar on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Sivan   Th‑F
1 Sivan 5541
Start of month of Sivan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tamuz   F‑Su
30 Sivan - 1 Tamuz 5541
Start of month of Tamuz on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Av   Su‑M
1 Av 5541
Start of month of Av on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Elul   M‑W
30 Av - 1 Elul 5541
Start of month of Elul on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan   Th‑Sa
30 Tishrei - 1 Cheshvan 5542
Start of month of Cheshvan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Kislev   Sa‑Su
1 Kislev 5542
Start of month of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tevet   Su‑Tu
30 Kislev - 1 Tevet 5542
Start of month of Tevet on the Hebrew calendar