Jewish Holidays 2027

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 1 and ends at nightfall on Oct 3.

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  🫓🍷 W‑F
Sa‑Tu
Tu‑Th
15-22 Nisan 5787
Passover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread
Shavuot  ⛰️🌸 Th‑Sa
6-7 Sivan 5787
Festival of Weeks
Rosh Hashana  🍏🍯 F‑Su
1-2 Tishrei 5788
The Jewish New Year
Yom Kippur  ✡️ Su‑M
10 Tishrei 5788
Day of Atonement
Sukkot  🌿🍋 F‑Su
M‑F
15-21 Tishrei 5788
Feast of Booths
Shmini Atzeret  ✡️ F‑Sa
22 Tishrei 5788
Eighth Day of Assembly
Simchat Torah  ✡️ Sa‑Su
23 Tishrei 5788
Day of Celebrating the Torah
Chanukah  🕎 F‑Sa
25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5788
Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of rededication
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Minor holidays  ✡️

HolidayDates
Tu BiShvat  🌳 F‑Sa
15 Sh'vat 5787
New Year for Trees
Purim Katan  🎭️ Sa‑Su
14 Adar I 5787
Minor Purim celebration during Adar I on leap years
Purim  🎭️📜 M‑Tu
14 Adar II 5787
Celebration of Jewish deliverance as told by Megilat Esther
Shushan Purim  🎭️📜 Tu‑W
15 Adar II 5787
Purim celebrated in Jerusalem and walled cities
Days of the Omer   Th‑Th
16 Nisan - 5 Sivan 5787
7 weeks from the second night of Pesach to the day before Shavuot
Pesach Sheni  ✡️ Th‑F
14 Iyyar 5787
Second Passover, one month after Passover
Lag BaOmer  🔥 M‑Tu
18 Iyyar 5787
33rd day of counting the Omer
Tu B'Av  ❤️ Tu‑W
15 Av 5787
Minor Jewish holiday of love
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot  🐑 Th‑F
1 Elul 5787
New Year for Tithing Animals
Leil Selichot  🕍 Sep 25 Sa
23 Elul 5787
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
Ta'anit Esther   Mar 22 M
13 Adar II 5787
Fast of Esther
Ta'anit Bechorot   Apr 21 W
14 Nisan 5787
Fast of the First Born
Tzom Tammuz   Jul 22 Th
17 Tamuz 5787
Fast commemorating breaching of the walls of Jerusalem before the destruction of the Second Temple
Tish'a B'Av  ✡️ W‑Th
9 Av 5787
The Ninth of Av
Tzom Gedaliah   Oct 4 M
3 Tishrei 5788
Fast of the Seventh Month

Modern holidays  🇮🇱

HolidayDates
Yom HaAliyah  🇮🇱 F‑Sa
10 Nisan 5787
Recognizes Aliyah, immigration to the Jewish State of Israel
Yom HaShoah  ✡️ M‑Tu
27 Nisan 5787
Holocaust Memorial Day
Yom HaZikaron  🇮🇱 M‑Tu
4 Iyyar 5787
Israeli Memorial Day
Yom HaAtzma'ut  🇮🇱 Tu‑W
5 Iyyar 5787
Israeli Independence Day
Yom Yerushalayim  🇮🇱 Th‑F
28 Iyyar 5787
Jerusalem Day
Yom HaAliyah School Observance  🇮🇱 Su
7 Cheshvan 5788
Aliyah Day observed in Israeli schools
Sigd  ✡️ Su‑M
29 Cheshvan 5788
Ethiopian Jewish holiday occurring 50 days after Yom Kippur

Special Shabbatot  🕍

HolidayDates
Shabbat Shirah   F‑Sa
15 Sh'vat 5787
Shabbat of Song
Shabbat Shekalim   F‑Sa
27 Adar I 5787
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Adar
Shabbat Zachor   F‑Sa
11 Adar II 5787
Shabbat before Purim
Shabbat Parah   F‑Sa
18 Adar II 5787
Shabbat of the Red Heifer
Shabbat HaChodesh   F‑Sa
25 Adar II 5787
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Nissan
Shabbat HaGadol   F‑Sa
10 Nisan 5787
Shabbat before Pesach
Shabbat Chazon   F‑Sa
4 Av 5787
Shabbat before Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Prophecy/Shabbat of Vision)
Shabbat Nachamu   F‑Sa
11 Av 5787
Shabbat after Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Consolation)
Shabbat Shuva   F‑Sa
8 Tishrei 5788
Shabbat that falls between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (Shabbat of Returning)

Rosh Chodesh  🌒

HolidayDates
Rosh Chodesh Sh'vat   F‑Sa
1 Sh'vat 5787
Start of month of Sh'vat on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Adar I   Sa‑M
30 Sh'vat - 1 Adar I 5787
Start of month of Adar I (on leap years) on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Adar II   M‑W
30 Adar I - 1 Adar II 5787
Start of month of Adar II (on leap years) on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Nisan   W‑Th
1 Nisan 5787
Start of month of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Iyyar   Th‑Sa
30 Nisan - 1 Iyyar 5787
Start of month of Iyyar on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Sivan   Sa‑Su
1 Sivan 5787
Start of month of Sivan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tamuz   Su‑Tu
30 Sivan - 1 Tamuz 5787
Start of month of Tamuz on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Av   Tu‑W
1 Av 5787
Start of month of Av on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Elul   W‑F
30 Av - 1 Elul 5787
Start of month of Elul on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan   Sa‑M
30 Tishrei - 1 Cheshvan 5788
Start of month of Cheshvan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Kislev   M‑W
30 Cheshvan - 1 Kislev 5788
Start of month of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tevet   W‑F
30 Kislev - 1 Tevet 5788
Start of month of Tevet on the Hebrew calendar