Jewish Holidays 1995

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 24 and ends at nightfall on Sep 26.

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

Major holidays 1995  ✡️

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  🫓🍷 F‑Su
M‑Th
Th‑Sa
15-22 Nisan 5755
Passover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread
Shavuot  ⛰️🌸 Sa‑M
6-7 Sivan 5755
Festival of Weeks
Rosh Hashana  🍏🍯 Su‑Tu
1-2 Tishrei 5756
The Jewish New Year
Yom Kippur  ✡️ Tu‑W
10 Tishrei 5756
Day of Atonement
Sukkot  🌿🍋 Su‑Tu
W‑Su
15-21 Tishrei 5756
Feast of Booths
Shmini Atzeret  ✡️ Su‑M
22 Tishrei 5756
Eighth Day of Assembly
Simchat Torah  ✡️ M‑Tu
23 Tishrei 5756
Day of Celebrating the Torah
Chanukah  🕎 Su‑M
25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5756
Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of rededication
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Minor holidays 1995  ✡️

HolidayDates
Tu BiShvat  🌳 Su‑M
15 Sh'vat 5755
New Year for Trees
Purim Katan  🎭️ M‑Tu
14 Adar I 5755
Minor Purim celebration during Adar I on leap years
Purim  🎭️📜 W‑Th
14 Adar II 5755
Celebration of Jewish deliverance as told by Megilat Esther
Shushan Purim  🎭️📜 Th‑F
15 Adar II 5755
Purim celebrated in Jerusalem and walled cities
Days of the Omer   Sa‑Sa
16 Nisan - 5 Sivan 5755
7 weeks from the second night of Pesach to the day before Shavuot
Pesach Sheni  ✡️ Sa‑Su
14 Iyyar 5755
Second Passover, one month after Passover
Lag BaOmer  🔥 W‑Th
18 Iyyar 5755
33rd day of counting the Omer
Tu B'Av  ❤️ Th‑F
15 Av 5755
Minor Jewish holiday of love
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot  🐑 Sa‑Su
1 Elul 5755
New Year for Tithing Animals
Leil Selichot  🕍 Sep 16 Sa
21 Elul 5755
Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays

Minor fasts 1995  ✡️

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 15 W
13 Adar II 5755
Fast of Esther
Ta'anit Bechorot   Apr 14 F
14 Nisan 5755
Fast of the First Born
Tzom Tammuz   Jul 16 Su
18 Tamuz 5755
Fast commemorating breaching of the walls of Jerusalem before the destruction of the Second Temple
Tish'a B'Av  ✡️ Sa‑Su
10 Av 5755
The Ninth of Av
Tzom Gedaliah   Sep 27 W
3 Tishrei 5756
Fast of the Seventh Month

Modern holidays 1995  🇮🇱

HolidayDates
Yom HaShoah  ✡️ W‑Th
27 Nisan 5755
Holocaust Memorial Day
Yom HaZikaron  🇮🇱 Tu‑W
3 Iyyar 5755
Israeli Memorial Day
Yom HaAtzma'ut  🇮🇱 W‑Th
4 Iyyar 5755
Israeli Independence Day
Yom Yerushalayim  🇮🇱 Sa‑Su
28 Iyyar 5755
Jerusalem Day

Special Shabbatot 1995  🕍

HolidayDates
Shabbat Shirah   F‑Sa
13 Sh'vat 5755
Shabbat of Song
Shabbat Shekalim   F‑Sa
25 Adar I 5755
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Adar
Shabbat Zachor   F‑Sa
9 Adar II 5755
Shabbat before Purim
Shabbat Parah   F‑Sa
23 Adar II 5755
Shabbat of the Red Heifer
Shabbat HaChodesh   F‑Sa
1 Nisan 5755
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Nissan
Shabbat HaGadol   F‑Sa
8 Nisan 5755
Shabbat before Pesach
Shabbat Chazon   F‑Sa
9 Av 5755
Shabbat before Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Prophecy/Shabbat of Vision)
Shabbat Nachamu   F‑Sa
16 Av 5755
Shabbat after Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Consolation)
Shabbat Shuva   F‑Sa
6 Tishrei 5756
Shabbat that falls between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (Shabbat of Returning)

Rosh Chodesh 1995  🌒

HolidayDates
Rosh Chodesh Sh'vat   Su‑M
1 Sh'vat 5755
Start of month of Sh'vat on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Adar I   M‑W
30 Sh'vat - 1 Adar I 5755
Start of month of Adar I (on leap years) on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Adar II   W‑F
30 Adar I - 1 Adar II 5755
Start of month of Adar II (on leap years) on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Nisan   F‑Sa
1 Nisan 5755
Start of month of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Iyyar   Sa‑M
30 Nisan - 1 Iyyar 5755
Start of month of Iyyar on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Sivan   M‑Tu
1 Sivan 5755
Start of month of Sivan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tamuz   Tu‑Th
30 Sivan - 1 Tamuz 5755
Start of month of Tamuz on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Av   Th‑F
1 Av 5755
Start of month of Av on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Elul   F‑Su
30 Av - 1 Elul 5755
Start of month of Elul on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan   M‑W
30 Tishrei - 1 Cheshvan 5756
Start of month of Cheshvan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Kislev   W‑F
30 Cheshvan - 1 Kislev 5756
Start of month of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tevet   F‑Su
30 Kislev - 1 Tevet 5756
Start of month of Tevet on the Hebrew calendar