Jewish Holidays 2010

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 8 and ends at nightfall on Sep 10.

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

Major holidays 2010  ✡️

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‑Tu *
W‑Su
Su‑M
15-21 Nisan 5770
Passover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread
* These are the dates of observance in Israel.
The Diaspora observes a second festival day.
Shavuot  ⛰️🌸 Tu‑W *
6 Sivan 5770
Festival of Weeks
* These are the dates of observance in Israel.
The Diaspora observes a second festival day.
Rosh Hashana  🍏🍯 W‑F
1-2 Tishrei 5771
The Jewish New Year
Yom Kippur  ✡️ F‑Sa
10 Tishrei 5771
Day of Atonement
Sukkot  🌿🍋 W‑Th *
F‑W
15-21 Tishrei 5771
Feast of Booths
* These are the dates of observance in Israel.
The Diaspora observes a second festival day.
Shmini Atzeret  ✡️ W‑Th *
22 Tishrei 5771
Eighth Day of Assembly
Chanukah  🕎 W‑Th
25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5771
Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of rededication
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Minor holidays 2010  ✡️

HolidayDates
Tu BiShvat  🌳 F‑Sa
15 Sh'vat 5770
New Year for Trees
Purim  🎭️📜 Sa‑Su
14 Adar 5770
Celebration of Jewish deliverance as told by Megilat Esther
Shushan Purim  🎭️📜 Su‑M
15 Adar 5770
Purim celebrated in Jerusalem and walled cities
Days of the Omer   Tu‑Tu
16 Nisan - 5 Sivan 5770
7 weeks from the second night of Pesach to the day before Shavuot
Pesach Sheni  ✡️ Tu‑W
14 Iyyar 5770
Second Passover, one month after Passover
Lag BaOmer  🔥 Sa‑Su
18 Iyyar 5770
33rd day of counting the Omer
Tu B'Av  ❤️ Su‑M
15 Av 5770
Minor Jewish holiday of love
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot  🐑 Tu‑W
1 Elul 5770
New Year for Tithing Animals
Leil Selichot  🕍 Sep 4 Sa
25 Elul 5770
Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays

Minor fasts 2010  ✡️

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 25 Th
11 Adar 5770
Fast of Esther
Ta'anit Bechorot   Mar 29 M
14 Nisan 5770
Fast of the First Born
Tzom Tammuz   Jun 29 Tu
17 Tamuz 5770
Fast commemorating breaching of the walls of Jerusalem before the destruction of the Second Temple
Tish'a B'Av  ✡️ M‑Tu
9 Av 5770
The Ninth of Av
Tzom Gedaliah   Sep 12 Su
4 Tishrei 5771
Fast of the Seventh Month
Asara B'Tevet   Dec 17 F
10 Tevet 5771
Fast commemorating the siege of Jerusalem

Modern holidays 2010  🇮🇱

HolidayDates
Yom HaShoah  ✡️ Su‑M
28 Nisan 5770
Holocaust Memorial Day
Yom HaZikaron  🇮🇱 Su‑M
5 Iyyar 5770
Israeli Memorial Day
Yom HaAtzma'ut  🇮🇱 M‑Tu
6 Iyyar 5770
Israeli Independence Day
Yom Yerushalayim  🇮🇱 Tu‑W
28 Iyyar 5770
Jerusalem Day
Sigd  ✡️ F‑Sa
29 Cheshvan 5771
Ethiopian Jewish holiday occurring 50 days after Yom Kippur

Special Shabbatot 2010  🕍

HolidayDates
Shabbat Shirah   F‑Sa
15 Sh'vat 5770
Shabbat of Song
Shabbat Shekalim   F‑Sa
29 Sh'vat 5770
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Adar
Shabbat Zachor   F‑Sa
13 Adar 5770
Shabbat before Purim
Shabbat Parah   F‑Sa
20 Adar 5770
Shabbat of the Red Heifer
Shabbat HaChodesh   F‑Sa
27 Adar 5770
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Nissan
Shabbat HaGadol   F‑Sa
12 Nisan 5770
Shabbat before Pesach
Shabbat Chazon   F‑Sa
6 Av 5770
Shabbat before Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Prophecy/Shabbat of Vision)
Shabbat Nachamu   F‑Sa
13 Av 5770
Shabbat after Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Consolation)
Shabbat Shuva   F‑Sa
3 Tishrei 5771
Shabbat that falls between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (Shabbat of Returning)

Rosh Chodesh 2010  🌒

HolidayDates
Rosh Chodesh Sh'vat   F‑Sa
1 Sh'vat 5770
Start of month of Sh'vat on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Adar   Sa‑M
30 Sh'vat - 1 Adar 5770
Start of month of Adar on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Nisan   M‑Tu
1 Nisan 5770
Start of month of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Iyyar   Tu‑Th
30 Nisan - 1 Iyyar 5770
Start of month of Iyyar on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Sivan   Th‑F
1 Sivan 5770
Start of month of Sivan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tamuz   F‑Su
30 Sivan - 1 Tamuz 5770
Start of month of Tamuz on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Av   Su‑M
1 Av 5770
Start of month of Av on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Elul   M‑W
30 Av - 1 Elul 5770
Start of month of Elul on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan   Th‑Sa
30 Tishrei - 1 Cheshvan 5771
Start of month of Cheshvan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Kislev   Sa‑M
30 Cheshvan - 1 Kislev 5771
Start of month of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tevet   M‑W
30 Kislev - 1 Tevet 5771
Start of month of Tevet on the Hebrew calendar