Jewish Holidays 2024-2025 (Hebrew year 5785)

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.

Major holidays  âœ¡ï¸

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  ðŸðŸ¯ ‑, 2024 W‑F
The Jewish New Year
Yom Kippur  ðŸ“–✍️ ‑, 2024 F‑Sa
Day of Atonement
Sukkot  âœ¡ï¸ ‑, 2024 W‑F
‑, 2024 Sa‑W
Feast of Booths
Shmini Atzeret  âœ¡ï¸ ‑, 2024 W‑Th
Eighth Day of Assembly
Simchat Torah  âœ¡ï¸ ‑, 2024 Th‑F
Day of Celebrating the Torah
Chanukah  ðŸ•Ž ‑, 2025 W‑Th
Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of rededication
Pesach  âœ¡ï¸ ‑, 2025 Sa‑M
‑, 2025 Tu‑F
‑, 2025 F‑Su
Passover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread
Shavuot  â›°ï¸ðŸŒ¸ ‑, 2025 Su‑Tu
Festival of Weeks
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Minor holidays  âœ¡ï¸

HolidayDates
Tu BiShvat  ðŸŒ³ ‑, 2025 W‑Th
New Year for Trees
Purim  ðŸŽ­ï¸ðŸ“œ ‑, 2025 Th‑F
Celebration of Jewish deliverance as told by Megilat Esther
Shushan Purim  ðŸŽ­ï¸ðŸ“œ ‑, 2025 Sa‑Su
Purim celebrated in Jerusalem and walled cities
Pesach Sheni  âœ¡ï¸ ‑, 2025 Su‑M
Second Passover, one month after Passover
Lag BaOmer  ðŸ”¥ ‑, 2025 Th‑F
33rd day of counting the Omer
Tu B'Av  â¤ï¸ ‑, 2025 F‑Sa
Minor Jewish holiday of love
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot  ðŸ‘ ‑, 2025 Su‑M
New Year for Tithing Animals
Leil Selichot  ðŸ• Sep 13, 2025 Sa
Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays

Minor fasts  âœ¡ï¸

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   Oct 6, 2024 Su
Fast of the Seventh Month
Asara B'Tevet   Jan 10, 2025 F
Fast commemorating the siege of Jerusalem
Ta'anit Esther   Mar 13, 2025 Th
Fast of Esther
Ta'anit Bechorot   Apr 10, 2025 Th
Fast of the First Born
Tzom Tammuz   Jul 13, 2025 Su
Fast commemorating breaching of the walls of Jerusalem before the destruction of the Second Temple
Tish'a B'Av  âœ¡ï¸ ‑, 2025 Sa‑Su
The Ninth of Av

Modern holidays  ðŸ‡®ðŸ‡±

HolidayDates
Yom HaAliyah School Observance  ðŸ‡®ðŸ‡± ‑, 2024 F
Aliyah Day observed in Israeli schools
Sigd  âœ¡ï¸ ‑, 2024 F‑Sa
Ethiopian Jewish holiday occurring 50 days after Yom Kippur
Yom HaAliyah  ðŸ‡®ðŸ‡± ‑, 2025 M‑Tu
Recognizes Aliyah, immigration to the Jewish State of Israel
Yom HaShoah  âœ¡ï¸ ‑, 2025 W‑Th
Holocaust Memorial Day
Yom HaZikaron  ðŸ‡®ðŸ‡± ‑, 2025 Tu‑W
Israeli Memorial Day
Yom HaAtzma'ut  ðŸ‡®ðŸ‡± ‑, 2025 W‑Th
Israeli Independence Day
Yom Yerushalayim  ðŸ‡®ðŸ‡± ‑, 2025 Su‑M
Jerusalem Day

Special Shabbatot  ðŸ•

HolidayDates
Shabbat Shuva   ‑, 2024 F‑Sa
Shabbat that falls between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (Shabbat of Returning)
Shabbat Shirah   ‑, 2025 F‑Sa
Shabbat of Song
Shabbat Shekalim   ‑, 2025 F‑Sa
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Adar
Shabbat Zachor   ‑, 2025 F‑Sa
Shabbat before Purim
Shabbat Parah   ‑, 2025 F‑Sa
Shabbat of the Red Heifer
Shabbat HaChodesh   ‑, 2025 F‑Sa
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Nissan
Shabbat HaGadol   ‑, 2025 F‑Sa
Shabbat before Pesach
Shabbat Chazon   ‑, 2025 F‑Sa
Shabbat before Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Prophecy/Shabbat of Vision)
Shabbat Nachamu   ‑, 2025 F‑Sa
Shabbat after Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Consolation)

Rosh Chodesh  ðŸŒ’

HolidayDates
Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan   ‑, 2024 Th‑Sa
Start of month of Cheshvan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Kislev   ‑, 2024 Sa‑M
Start of month of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tevet   ‑, 2025 M‑W
Start of month of Tevet on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Sh'vat   ‑, 2025 W‑Th
Start of month of Sh'vat on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Adar   ‑, 2025 Th‑Sa
Start of month of Adar on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Nisan   ‑, 2025 Sa‑Su
Start of month of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Iyyar   ‑, 2025 Su‑Tu
Start of month of Iyyar on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Sivan   ‑, 2025 Tu‑W
Start of month of Sivan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tamuz   ‑, 2025 W‑F
Start of month of Tamuz on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Av   ‑, 2025 F‑Sa
Start of month of Av on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Elul   ‑, 2025 Sa‑M
Start of month of Elul on the Hebrew calendar