Jewish Holidays 1994

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 5 and ends at nightfall on Sep 7.

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

Major holidays 1994  ✡️

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 5754
Passover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread
Shavuot  ⛰️🌸 Su‑Tu
6-7 Sivan 5754
Festival of Weeks
Rosh Hashana  🍏🍯 M‑W
1-2 Tishrei 5755
The Jewish New Year
Yom Kippur  ✡️ W‑Th
10 Tishrei 5755
Day of Atonement
Sukkot  🌿🍋 M‑W
Th‑M
15-21 Tishrei 5755
Feast of Booths
Shmini Atzeret  ✡️ M‑Tu
22 Tishrei 5755
Eighth Day of Assembly
Simchat Torah  ✡️ Tu‑W
23 Tishrei 5755
Day of Celebrating the Torah
Chanukah  🕎 Su‑M
25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5755
Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of rededication
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Minor holidays 1994  ✡️

HolidayDates
Tu BiShvat  🌳 W‑Th
15 Sh'vat 5754
New Year for Trees
Purim  🎭️📜 Th‑F
14 Adar 5754
Celebration of Jewish deliverance as told by Megilat Esther
Shushan Purim  🎭️📜 Sa‑Su
16 Adar 5754
Purim celebrated in Jerusalem and walled cities
Days of the Omer   Su‑Su
16 Nisan - 5 Sivan 5754
7 weeks from the second night of Pesach to the day before Shavuot
Pesach Sheni  ✡️ Su‑M
14 Iyyar 5754
Second Passover, one month after Passover
Lag BaOmer  🔥 Th‑F
18 Iyyar 5754
33rd day of counting the Omer
Tu B'Av  ❤️ F‑Sa
15 Av 5754
Minor Jewish holiday of love
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot  🐑 Su‑M
1 Elul 5754
New Year for Tithing Animals
Leil Selichot  🕍 Aug 27 Sa
20 Elul 5754
Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays

Minor fasts 1994  ✡️

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   Feb 24 Th
13 Adar 5754
Fast of Esther
Ta'anit Bechorot   Mar 24 Th
12 Nisan 5754
Fast of the First Born
Tzom Tammuz   Jun 26 Su
17 Tamuz 5754
Fast commemorating breaching of the walls of Jerusalem before the destruction of the Second Temple
Tish'a B'Av  ✡️ Sa‑Su
9 Av 5754
The Ninth of Av
Tzom Gedaliah   Sep 8 Th
3 Tishrei 5755
Fast of the Seventh Month
Asara B'Tevet   Dec 13 Tu
10 Tevet 5755
Fast commemorating the siege of Jerusalem

Modern holidays 1994  🇮🇱

HolidayDates
Yom HaShoah  ✡️ W‑Th
26 Nisan 5754
Holocaust Memorial Day
Yom HaZikaron  🇮🇱 Tu‑W
2 Iyyar 5754
Israeli Memorial Day
Yom HaAtzma'ut  🇮🇱 W‑Th
3 Iyyar 5754
Israeli Independence Day
Yom Yerushalayim  🇮🇱 Su‑M
28 Iyyar 5754
Jerusalem Day

Special Shabbatot 1994  🕍

HolidayDates
Shabbat Shirah   F‑Sa
10 Sh'vat 5754
Shabbat of Song
Shabbat Shekalim   F‑Sa
1 Adar 5754
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Adar
Shabbat Zachor   F‑Sa
8 Adar 5754
Shabbat before Purim
Shabbat Parah   F‑Sa
22 Adar 5754
Shabbat of the Red Heifer
Shabbat HaChodesh   F‑Sa
29 Adar 5754
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Nissan
Shabbat HaGadol   F‑Sa
14 Nisan 5754
Shabbat before Pesach
Shabbat Chazon   F‑Sa
8 Av 5754
Shabbat before Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Prophecy/Shabbat of Vision)
Shabbat Nachamu   F‑Sa
15 Av 5754
Shabbat after Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Consolation)
Shabbat Shuva   F‑Sa
5 Tishrei 5755
Shabbat that falls between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (Shabbat of Returning)

Rosh Chodesh 1994  🌒

HolidayDates
Rosh Chodesh Sh'vat   W‑Th
1 Sh'vat 5754
Start of month of Sh'vat on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Adar   Th‑Sa
30 Sh'vat - 1 Adar 5754
Start of month of Adar on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Nisan   Sa‑Su
1 Nisan 5754
Start of month of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Iyyar   Su‑Tu
30 Nisan - 1 Iyyar 5754
Start of month of Iyyar on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Sivan   Tu‑W
1 Sivan 5754
Start of month of Sivan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tamuz   W‑F
30 Sivan - 1 Tamuz 5754
Start of month of Tamuz on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Av   F‑Sa
1 Av 5754
Start of month of Av on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Elul   Sa‑M
30 Av - 1 Elul 5754
Start of month of Elul on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan   Tu‑Th
30 Tishrei - 1 Cheshvan 5755
Start of month of Cheshvan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Kislev   Th‑F
1 Kislev 5755
Start of month of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tevet   F‑Su
30 Kislev - 1 Tevet 5755
Start of month of Tevet on the Hebrew calendar