Jewish Holidays 1989-1990 (Hebrew year 5750)

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 5750  ✡️

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

HolidayDates
Rosh Hashana  🍏🍯 , 1989 F‑Su
1-2 Tishrei
The Jewish New Year
Yom Kippur  ✡️ , 1989 Su‑M
10 Tishrei
Day of Atonement
Sukkot  🌿🍋 , 1989 F‑Su
, 1989 M‑F
15-21 Tishrei
Feast of Booths
Shmini Atzeret  ✡️ , 1989 F‑Sa
22 Tishrei
Eighth Day of Assembly
Simchat Torah  ✡️ , 1989 Sa‑Su
23 Tishrei
Day of Celebrating the Torah
Chanukah  🕎 , 1989 F‑Sa
25 Kislev - 2 Tevet
Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of rededication
Pesach  🫓🍷 , 1990 M‑W
, 1990 Th‑Su
, 1990 Su‑Tu
15-22 Nisan
Passover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread
Shavuot  ⛰️🌸 , 1990 Tu‑Th
6-7 Sivan
Festival of Weeks
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Minor holidays 5750  ✡️

HolidayDates
Tu BiShvat  🌳 , 1990 F‑Sa
15 Sh'vat
New Year for Trees
Purim  🎭️📜 , 1990 Sa‑Su
14 Adar
Celebration of Jewish deliverance as told by Megilat Esther
Shushan Purim  🎭️📜 , 1990 Su‑M
15 Adar
Purim celebrated in Jerusalem and walled cities
Days of the Omer   , 1990 Tu‑Tu
16 Nisan - 5 Sivan
7 weeks from the second night of Pesach to the day before Shavuot
Pesach Sheni  ✡️ , 1990 Tu‑W
14 Iyyar
Second Passover, one month after Passover
Lag BaOmer  🔥 , 1990 Sa‑Su
18 Iyyar
33rd day of counting the Omer
Tu B'Av  ❤️ , 1990 Su‑M
15 Av
Minor Jewish holiday of love
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot  🐑 , 1990 Tu‑W
1 Elul
New Year for Tithing Animals
Leil Selichot  🕍 Sep 15, 1990 Sa
25 Elul
Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays

Minor fasts 5750  ✡️

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
Tzom Gedaliah   Oct 2, 1989 M
3 Tishrei
Fast of the Seventh Month
Asara B'Tevet   Jan 7, 1990 Su
10 Tevet
Fast commemorating the siege of Jerusalem
Ta'anit Esther   Mar 8, 1990 Th
11 Adar
Fast of Esther
Ta'anit Bechorot   Apr 9, 1990 M
14 Nisan
Fast of the First Born
Tzom Tammuz   Jul 10, 1990 Tu
17 Tamuz
Fast commemorating breaching of the walls of Jerusalem before the destruction of the Second Temple
Tish'a B'Av  ✡️ , 1990 M‑Tu
9 Av
The Ninth of Av

Modern holidays 5750  🇮🇱

HolidayDates
Yom HaShoah  ✡️ , 1990 Su‑M
28 Nisan
Holocaust Memorial Day
Yom HaZikaron  🇮🇱 , 1990 Sa‑Su
4 Iyyar
Israeli Memorial Day
Yom HaAtzma'ut  🇮🇱 , 1990 Su‑M
5 Iyyar
Israeli Independence Day
Yom Yerushalayim  🇮🇱 , 1990 Tu‑W
28 Iyyar
Jerusalem Day

Special Shabbatot 5750  🕍

HolidayDates
Shabbat Shuva   , 1989 F‑Sa
8 Tishrei
Shabbat that falls between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (Shabbat of Returning)
Shabbat Shirah   , 1990 F‑Sa
15 Sh'vat
Shabbat of Song
Shabbat Shekalim   , 1990 F‑Sa
29 Sh'vat
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Adar
Shabbat Zachor   , 1990 F‑Sa
13 Adar
Shabbat before Purim
Shabbat Parah   , 1990 F‑Sa
20 Adar
Shabbat of the Red Heifer
Shabbat HaChodesh   , 1990 F‑Sa
27 Adar
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Nissan
Shabbat HaGadol   , 1990 F‑Sa
12 Nisan
Shabbat before Pesach
Shabbat Chazon   , 1990 F‑Sa
6 Av
Shabbat before Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Prophecy/Shabbat of Vision)
Shabbat Nachamu   , 1990 F‑Sa
13 Av
Shabbat after Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Consolation)

Rosh Chodesh 5750  🌒

HolidayDates
Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan   , 1989 Sa‑M
30 Tishrei - 1 Cheshvan
Start of month of Cheshvan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Kislev   , 1989 M‑W
30 Cheshvan - 1 Kislev
Start of month of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tevet   , 1989 W‑F
30 Kislev - 1 Tevet
Start of month of Tevet on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Sh'vat   , 1990 F‑Sa
1 Sh'vat
Start of month of Sh'vat on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Adar   , 1990 Sa‑M
30 Sh'vat - 1 Adar
Start of month of Adar on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Nisan   , 1990 M‑Tu
1 Nisan
Start of month of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Iyyar   , 1990 Tu‑Th
30 Nisan - 1 Iyyar
Start of month of Iyyar on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Sivan   , 1990 Th‑F
1 Sivan
Start of month of Sivan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tamuz   , 1990 F‑Su
30 Sivan - 1 Tamuz
Start of month of Tamuz on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Av   , 1990 Su‑M
1 Av
Start of month of Av on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Elul   , 1990 M‑W
30 Av - 1 Elul
Start of month of Elul on the Hebrew calendar