Jewish Holidays 1989

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 29 and ends at nightfall on Oct 1.

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

Major holidays 1989  ✡️

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 5749
Passover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread
Shavuot  ⛰️🌸 Th‑Sa
6-7 Sivan 5749
Festival of Weeks
Rosh Hashana  🍏🍯 F‑Su
1-2 Tishrei 5750
The Jewish New Year
Yom Kippur  ✡️ Su‑M
10 Tishrei 5750
Day of Atonement
Sukkot  🌿🍋 F‑Su
M‑F
15-21 Tishrei 5750
Feast of Booths
Shmini Atzeret  ✡️ F‑Sa
22 Tishrei 5750
Eighth Day of Assembly
Simchat Torah  ✡️ Sa‑Su
23 Tishrei 5750
Day of Celebrating the Torah
Chanukah  🕎 F‑Sa
25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5750
Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of rededication
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Minor holidays 1989  ✡️

HolidayDates
Tu BiShvat  🌳 F‑Sa
15 Sh'vat 5749
New Year for Trees
Purim Katan  🎭️ Sa‑Su
14 Adar I 5749
Minor Purim celebration during Adar I on leap years
Purim  🎭️📜 M‑Tu
14 Adar II 5749
Celebration of Jewish deliverance as told by Megilat Esther
Shushan Purim  🎭️📜 Tu‑W
15 Adar II 5749
Purim celebrated in Jerusalem and walled cities
Days of the Omer   Th‑Th
16 Nisan - 5 Sivan 5749
7 weeks from the second night of Pesach to the day before Shavuot
Pesach Sheni  ✡️ Th‑F
14 Iyyar 5749
Second Passover, one month after Passover
Lag BaOmer  🔥 M‑Tu
18 Iyyar 5749
33rd day of counting the Omer
Tu B'Av  ❤️ Tu‑W
15 Av 5749
Minor Jewish holiday of love
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot  🐑 Th‑F
1 Elul 5749
New Year for Tithing Animals
Leil Selichot  🕍 Sep 23 Sa
23 Elul 5749
Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays

Minor fasts 1989  ✡️

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 20 M
13 Adar II 5749
Fast of Esther
Ta'anit Bechorot   Apr 19 W
14 Nisan 5749
Fast of the First Born
Tzom Tammuz   Jul 20 Th
17 Tamuz 5749
Fast commemorating breaching of the walls of Jerusalem before the destruction of the Second Temple
Tish'a B'Av  ✡️ W‑Th
9 Av 5749
The Ninth of Av
Tzom Gedaliah   Oct 2 M
3 Tishrei 5750
Fast of the Seventh Month

Modern holidays 1989  🇮🇱

HolidayDates
Yom HaShoah  ✡️ M‑Tu
27 Nisan 5749
Holocaust Memorial Day
Yom HaZikaron  🇮🇱 M‑Tu
4 Iyyar 5749
Israeli Memorial Day
Yom HaAtzma'ut  🇮🇱 Tu‑W
5 Iyyar 5749
Israeli Independence Day
Yom Yerushalayim  🇮🇱 Th‑F
28 Iyyar 5749
Jerusalem Day

Special Shabbatot 1989  🕍

HolidayDates
Shabbat Shirah   F‑Sa
15 Sh'vat 5749
Shabbat of Song
Shabbat Shekalim   F‑Sa
27 Adar I 5749
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Adar
Shabbat Zachor   F‑Sa
11 Adar II 5749
Shabbat before Purim
Shabbat Parah   F‑Sa
18 Adar II 5749
Shabbat of the Red Heifer
Shabbat HaChodesh   F‑Sa
25 Adar II 5749
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Nissan
Shabbat HaGadol   F‑Sa
10 Nisan 5749
Shabbat before Pesach
Shabbat Chazon   F‑Sa
4 Av 5749
Shabbat before Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Prophecy/Shabbat of Vision)
Shabbat Nachamu   F‑Sa
11 Av 5749
Shabbat after Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Consolation)
Shabbat Shuva   F‑Sa
8 Tishrei 5750
Shabbat that falls between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (Shabbat of Returning)

Rosh Chodesh 1989  🌒

HolidayDates
Rosh Chodesh Sh'vat   F‑Sa
1 Sh'vat 5749
Start of month of Sh'vat on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Adar I   Sa‑M
30 Sh'vat - 1 Adar I 5749
Start of month of Adar I (on leap years) on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Adar II   M‑W
30 Adar I - 1 Adar II 5749
Start of month of Adar II (on leap years) on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Nisan   W‑Th
1 Nisan 5749
Start of month of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Iyyar   Th‑Sa
30 Nisan - 1 Iyyar 5749
Start of month of Iyyar on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Sivan   Sa‑Su
1 Sivan 5749
Start of month of Sivan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tamuz   Su‑Tu
30 Sivan - 1 Tamuz 5749
Start of month of Tamuz on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Av   Tu‑W
1 Av 5749
Start of month of Av on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Elul   W‑F
30 Av - 1 Elul 5749
Start of month of Elul on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan   Sa‑M
30 Tishrei - 1 Cheshvan 5750
Start of month of Cheshvan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Kislev   M‑W
30 Cheshvan - 1 Kislev 5750
Start of month of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tevet   W‑F
30 Kislev - 1 Tevet 5750
Start of month of Tevet on the Hebrew calendar