Jewish Holidays 2023-2024 (Hebrew year 5784)

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 15 and ends at nightfall on Sep 17.

Major holidays

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 , 2023 F‑Su
The Jewish New Year
Yom Kippur , 2023 Su‑M
Day of Atonement
Sukkot , 2023 F‑Su
, 2023 M‑F
Feast of Booths
Shmini Atzeret , 2023 F‑Sa
Eighth Day of Assembly
Simchat Torah , 2023 Sa‑Su
Day of Celebrating the Torah
Chanukah , 2023 Th‑F
Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of rededication
Pesach , 2024 M‑W
, 2024 Th‑Su
, 2024 Su‑Tu
Passover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread
Shavuot , 2024 Tu‑Th
Festival of Weeks
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Minor holidays

HolidayDates
Tu BiShvat , 2024 W‑Th
New Year for Trees
Purim Katan , 2024 Th‑F
Minor Purim celebration during Adar I on leap years
Purim , 2024 Sa‑Su
Celebration of Jewish deliverance as told by Megilat Esther
Shushan Purim , 2024 Su‑M
Purim celebrated in Jerusalem and walled cities
Pesach Sheni , 2024 Tu‑W
Second Passover, one month after Passover
Lag BaOmer , 2024 Sa‑Su
33rd day of counting the Omer
Tu B'Av , 2024 Su‑M
Minor Jewish holiday of love
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot , 2024 Tu‑W
New Year for Tithing Animals
Leil Selichot Sep 28, 2024 Sa
Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays

Minor fasts

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 Sep 18, 2023 M
Fast of the Seventh Month
Asara B'Tevet Dec 22, 2023 F
Fast commemorating the siege of Jerusalem
Ta'anit Esther Mar 21, 2024 Th
Fast of Esther
Ta'anit Bechorot Apr 22, 2024 M
Fast of the First Born
Tzom Tammuz Jul 23, 2024 Tu
Fast commemorating breaching of the walls of Jerusalem before the destruction of the Second Temple
Tish'a B'Av , 2024 M‑Tu
The Ninth of Av

Modern holidays

HolidayDates
Yom HaAliyah School Observance , 2023 Su
Aliyah Day observed in Israeli schools
Sigd , 2023 Su‑M
Ethiopian Jewish holiday occurring 50 days after Yom Kippur
Yom HaAliyah , 2024 W‑Th
Recognizes Aliyah, immigration to the Jewish State of Israel
Yom HaShoah , 2024 Su‑M
Holocaust Memorial Day
Yom HaZikaron , 2024 Su‑M
Israeli Memorial Day
Yom HaAtzma'ut , 2024 M‑Tu
Israeli Independence Day
Yom Yerushalayim , 2024 Tu‑W
Jerusalem Day

Special Shabbatot

HolidayDates
Shabbat Shuva , 2023 F‑Sa
Shabbat that falls between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (Shabbat of Returning)
Shabbat Shirah , 2024 F‑Sa
Shabbat of Song
Shabbat Shekalim , 2024 F‑Sa
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Adar
Shabbat Zachor , 2024 F‑Sa
Shabbat before Purim
Shabbat Parah , 2024 F‑Sa
Shabbat of the Red Heifer
Shabbat HaChodesh , 2024 F‑Sa
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Nissan
Shabbat HaGadol , 2024 F‑Sa
Shabbat before Pesach
Shabbat Chazon , 2024 F‑Sa
Shabbat before Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Prophecy/Shabbat of Vision)
Shabbat Nachamu , 2024 F‑Sa
Shabbat after Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Consolation)

Rosh Chodesh

HolidayDates
Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan , 2023 Sa‑M
Start of month of Cheshvan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Kislev , 2023 M‑Tu
Start of month of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tevet , 2023 Tu‑W
Start of month of Tevet on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Sh'vat , 2024 W‑Th
Start of month of Sh'vat on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Adar I , 2024 Th‑Sa
Start of month of Adar I (on leap years) on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Adar II , 2024 Sa‑M
Start of month of Adar II (on leap years) on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Nisan , 2024 M‑Tu
Start of month of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Iyyar , 2024 Tu‑Th
Start of month of Iyyar on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Sivan , 2024 Th‑F
Start of month of Sivan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tamuz , 2024 F‑Su
Start of month of Tamuz on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Av , 2024 Su‑M
Start of month of Av on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Elul , 2024 M‑W
Start of month of Elul on the Hebrew calendar