Jewish Holidays 2024

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 Oct 2 and ends at nightfall on Oct 4.

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

Major holidays 2024  ✡️

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‑W
Th‑Su
Su‑Tu
15-22 Nisan 5784
Passover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread
Shavuot  ⛰️🌸 Tu‑Th
6-7 Sivan 5784
Festival of Weeks
Rosh Hashana  🍏🍯 W‑F
1-2 Tishrei 5785
The Jewish New Year
Yom Kippur  ✡️ F‑Sa
10 Tishrei 5785
Day of Atonement
Sukkot  🌿🍋 W‑F
Sa‑W
15-21 Tishrei 5785
Feast of Booths
Shmini Atzeret  ✡️ W‑Th
22 Tishrei 5785
Eighth Day of Assembly
Simchat Torah  ✡️ Th‑F
23 Tishrei 5785
Day of Celebrating the Torah
Chanukah  🕎 W‑Th
25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5785
Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of rededication
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Minor holidays 2024  ✡️

HolidayDates
Tu BiShvat  🌳 W‑Th
15 Sh'vat 5784
New Year for Trees
Purim Katan  🎭️ Th‑F
14 Adar I 5784
Minor Purim celebration during Adar I on leap years
Purim  🎭️📜 Sa‑Su
14 Adar II 5784
Celebration of Jewish deliverance as told by Megilat Esther
Shushan Purim  🎭️📜 Su‑M
15 Adar II 5784
Purim celebrated in Jerusalem and walled cities
Days of the Omer   Tu‑Tu
16 Nisan - 5 Sivan 5784
7 weeks from the second night of Pesach to the day before Shavuot
Pesach Sheni  ✡️ Tu‑W
14 Iyyar 5784
Second Passover, one month after Passover
Lag BaOmer  🔥 Sa‑Su
18 Iyyar 5784
33rd day of counting the Omer
Tu B'Av  ❤️ Su‑M
15 Av 5784
Minor Jewish holiday of love
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot  🐑 Tu‑W
1 Elul 5784
New Year for Tithing Animals
Leil Selichot  🕍 Sep 28 Sa
25 Elul 5784
Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays

Minor fasts 2024  ✡️

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 21 Th
11 Adar II 5784
Fast of Esther
Ta'anit Bechorot   Apr 22 M
14 Nisan 5784
Fast of the First Born
Tzom Tammuz   Jul 23 Tu
17 Tamuz 5784
Fast commemorating breaching of the walls of Jerusalem before the destruction of the Second Temple
Tish'a B'Av  ✡️ M‑Tu
9 Av 5784
The Ninth of Av
Tzom Gedaliah   Oct 6 Su
4 Tishrei 5785
Fast of the Seventh Month

Modern holidays 2024  🇮🇱

HolidayDates
Yom HaAliyah  🇮🇱 W‑Th
10 Nisan 5784
Recognizes Aliyah, immigration to the Jewish State of Israel
Yom HaShoah  ✡️ Su‑M
28 Nisan 5784
Holocaust Memorial Day
Yom HaZikaron  🇮🇱 Su‑M
5 Iyyar 5784
Israeli Memorial Day
Yom HaAtzma'ut  🇮🇱 M‑Tu
6 Iyyar 5784
Israeli Independence Day
Yom Yerushalayim  🇮🇱 Tu‑W
28 Iyyar 5784
Jerusalem Day
Yom HaAliyah School Observance  🇮🇱 F
7 Cheshvan 5785
Aliyah Day observed in Israeli schools
Sigd  ✡️ F‑Sa
29 Cheshvan 5785
Ethiopian Jewish holiday occurring 50 days after Yom Kippur

Special Shabbatot 2024  🕍

HolidayDates
Shabbat Shirah   F‑Sa
17 Sh'vat 5784
Shabbat of Song
Shabbat Shekalim   F‑Sa
29 Adar I 5784
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Adar
Shabbat Zachor   F‑Sa
13 Adar II 5784
Shabbat before Purim
Shabbat Parah   F‑Sa
20 Adar II 5784
Shabbat of the Red Heifer
Shabbat HaChodesh   F‑Sa
27 Adar II 5784
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Nissan
Shabbat HaGadol   F‑Sa
12 Nisan 5784
Shabbat before Pesach
Shabbat Chazon   F‑Sa
6 Av 5784
Shabbat before Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Prophecy/Shabbat of Vision)
Shabbat Nachamu   F‑Sa
13 Av 5784
Shabbat after Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Consolation)
Shabbat Shuva   F‑Sa
3 Tishrei 5785
Shabbat that falls between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (Shabbat of Returning)

Rosh Chodesh 2024  🌒

HolidayDates
Rosh Chodesh Sh'vat   W‑Th
1 Sh'vat 5784
Start of month of Sh'vat on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Adar I   Th‑Sa
30 Sh'vat - 1 Adar I 5784
Start of month of Adar I (on leap years) on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Adar II   Sa‑M
30 Adar I - 1 Adar II 5784
Start of month of Adar II (on leap years) on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Nisan   M‑Tu
1 Nisan 5784
Start of month of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Iyyar   Tu‑Th
30 Nisan - 1 Iyyar 5784
Start of month of Iyyar on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Sivan   Th‑F
1 Sivan 5784
Start of month of Sivan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tamuz   F‑Su
30 Sivan - 1 Tamuz 5784
Start of month of Tamuz on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Av   Su‑M
1 Av 5784
Start of month of Av on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Elul   M‑W
30 Av - 1 Elul 5784
Start of month of Elul on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan   Th‑Sa
30 Tishrei - 1 Cheshvan 5785
Start of month of Cheshvan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Kislev   Sa‑M
30 Cheshvan - 1 Kislev 5785
Start of month of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tevet   M‑W
30 Kislev - 1 Tevet 5785
Start of month of Tevet on the Hebrew calendar