Jewish Holidays 2025

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 22 and ends at nightfall on Sep 24.

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
Pesach  🫓🍷 Sa‑M
Tu‑F
F‑Su
15-22 Nisan 5785
Passover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread
Shavuot  ⛰️🌸 Su‑Tu
6-7 Sivan 5785
Festival of Weeks
Rosh Hashana  🍏🍯 M‑W
1-2 Tishrei 5786
The Jewish New Year
Yom Kippur  ✡️ W‑Th
10 Tishrei 5786
Day of Atonement
Sukkot  🌿🍋 M‑W
Th‑M
15-21 Tishrei 5786
Feast of Booths
Shmini Atzeret  ✡️ M‑Tu
22 Tishrei 5786
Eighth Day of Assembly
Simchat Torah  ✡️ Tu‑W
23 Tishrei 5786
Day of Celebrating the Torah
Chanukah  🕎 Su‑M
25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5786
Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of rededication
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Minor holidays  ✡️

HolidayDates
Tu BiShvat  🌳 W‑Th
15 Sh'vat 5785
New Year for Trees
Purim  🎭️📜 Th‑F
14 Adar 5785
Celebration of Jewish deliverance as told by Megilat Esther
Shushan Purim  🎭️📜 Sa‑Su
16 Adar 5785
Purim celebrated in Jerusalem and walled cities
Days of the Omer   Su‑Su
16 Nisan - 5 Sivan 5785
7 weeks from the second night of Pesach to the day before Shavuot
Pesach Sheni  ✡️ Su‑M
14 Iyyar 5785
Second Passover, one month after Passover
Lag BaOmer  🔥 Th‑F
18 Iyyar 5785
33rd day of counting the Omer
Tu B'Av  ❤️ F‑Sa
15 Av 5785
Minor Jewish holiday of love
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot  🐑 Su‑M
1 Elul 5785
New Year for Tithing Animals
Leil Selichot  🕍 Sep 13 Sa
20 Elul 5785
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
Asara B'Tevet   Jan 10 F
10 Tevet 5785
Fast commemorating the siege of Jerusalem
Ta'anit Esther   Mar 13 Th
13 Adar 5785
Fast of Esther
Ta'anit Bechorot   Apr 10 Th
12 Nisan 5785
Fast of the First Born
Tzom Tammuz   Jul 13 Su
17 Tamuz 5785
Fast commemorating breaching of the walls of Jerusalem before the destruction of the Second Temple
Tish'a B'Av  ✡️ Sa‑Su
9 Av 5785
The Ninth of Av
Tzom Gedaliah   Sep 25 Th
3 Tishrei 5786
Fast of the Seventh Month
Asara B'Tevet   Dec 30 Tu
10 Tevet 5786
Fast commemorating the siege of Jerusalem

Modern holidays  🇮🇱

HolidayDates
Yom HaAliyah  🇮🇱 M‑Tu
10 Nisan 5785
Recognizes Aliyah, immigration to the Jewish State of Israel
Yom HaShoah  ✡️ W‑Th
26 Nisan 5785
Holocaust Memorial Day
Yom HaZikaron  🇮🇱 Tu‑W
2 Iyyar 5785
Israeli Memorial Day
Yom HaAtzma'ut  🇮🇱 W‑Th
3 Iyyar 5785
Israeli Independence Day
Yom Yerushalayim  🇮🇱 Su‑M
28 Iyyar 5785
Jerusalem Day
Yom HaAliyah School Observance  🇮🇱 W
7 Cheshvan 5786
Aliyah Day observed in Israeli schools
Sigd  ✡️ W‑Th
29 Cheshvan 5786
Ethiopian Jewish holiday occurring 50 days after Yom Kippur

Special Shabbatot  🕍

HolidayDates
Shabbat Shirah   F‑Sa
10 Sh'vat 5785
Shabbat of Song
Shabbat Shekalim   F‑Sa
1 Adar 5785
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Adar
Shabbat Zachor   F‑Sa
8 Adar 5785
Shabbat before Purim
Shabbat Parah   F‑Sa
22 Adar 5785
Shabbat of the Red Heifer
Shabbat HaChodesh   F‑Sa
29 Adar 5785
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Nissan
Shabbat HaGadol   F‑Sa
14 Nisan 5785
Shabbat before Pesach
Shabbat Chazon   F‑Sa
8 Av 5785
Shabbat before Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Prophecy/Shabbat of Vision)
Shabbat Nachamu   F‑Sa
15 Av 5785
Shabbat after Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Consolation)
Shabbat Shuva   F‑Sa
5 Tishrei 5786
Shabbat that falls between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (Shabbat of Returning)

Rosh Chodesh  🌒

HolidayDates
Rosh Chodesh Tevet   Tu‑W
1 Tevet 5785
Start of month of Tevet on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Sh'vat   W‑Th
1 Sh'vat 5785
Start of month of Sh'vat on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Adar   Th‑Sa
30 Sh'vat - 1 Adar 5785
Start of month of Adar on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Nisan   Sa‑Su
1 Nisan 5785
Start of month of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Iyyar   Su‑Tu
30 Nisan - 1 Iyyar 5785
Start of month of Iyyar on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Sivan   Tu‑W
1 Sivan 5785
Start of month of Sivan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tamuz   W‑F
30 Sivan - 1 Tamuz 5785
Start of month of Tamuz on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Av   F‑Sa
1 Av 5785
Start of month of Av on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Elul   Sa‑M
30 Av - 1 Elul 5785
Start of month of Elul on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan   Tu‑Th
30 Tishrei - 1 Cheshvan 5786
Start of month of Cheshvan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Kislev   Th‑F
1 Kislev 5786
Start of month of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tevet   F‑Su
30 Kislev - 1 Tevet 5786
Start of month of Tevet on the Hebrew calendar