Jewish Holidays 2021-2022

Dates of major and minor Jewish holidays for Hebrew Year 5782. Each holiday page includes a brief overview of special observances and customs, and any special Torah readings.

All holidays begin at sundown on the evening before the date specified in the tables below. For example, if the dates for Rosh Hashana were listed as -, then the holiday begins at sundown on Sep 6 and ends at nightfall on Sep 8.


Major holidays

Holidays begin at sundown on the evening before the date specified.

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

Rosh Hashana -, 2021 Tu‑W
Yom Kippur Th
Sukkot -, 2021 Tu‑W
-, 2021 Th‑M
Shmini Atzeret Tu
Simchat Torah W
Chanukah -, 2021 M‑M
Purim Th
Pesach -, 2022 Sa‑Su
-, 2022 M‑Th
-, 2022 F‑Sa
Shavuot -, 2022 Su‑M
Tish'a B'Av Su

Minor holidays

Tu BiShvat M
Purim Katan Tu
Shushan Purim F
Days of the Omer
Pesach Sheni Su
Lag BaOmer Th
Tu B'Av F
Leil Selichot Sep 17, 2022 Sa

Minor fasts

Tzom Gedaliah Sep 9, 2021 Th
Asara B'Tevet Dec 14, 2021 Tu
Ta'anit Esther Mar 16, 2022 W
Ta'anit Bechorot Apr 15, 2022 F
Tzom Tammuz Jul 17, 2022 Su

Modern holidays

Yom HaShoah Th
Yom HaZikaron W
Yom HaAtzma'ut Th
Yom Yerushalayim Su
Yom HaAliyah W
Sigd Th

Special Shabbatot

Shabbat Shuva Sa
Shabbat Shekalim Sa
Shabbat Zachor Sa
Shabbat Parah Sa
Shabbat HaChodesh Sa
Shabbat HaGadol Sa
Shabbat Chazon Sa
Shabbat Nachamu Sa
Shabbat Rosh Chodesh
Shabbat Machar Chodesh

Rosh Chodesh

Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan W
Rosh Chodesh Kislev F
Rosh Chodesh Tevet Sa
Rosh Chodesh Sh'vat M
Rosh Chodesh Adar Tu
Rosh Chodesh Adar II Th
Rosh Chodesh Nisan Sa
Rosh Chodesh Iyyar Su
Rosh Chodesh Sivan Tu
Rosh Chodesh Tamuz W
Rosh Chodesh Av F
Rosh Chodesh Elul Sa