Jewish Holidays 2028-2029 (Hebrew year 5789)

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 20 and ends at nightfall on Sep 22.

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  🍏🍯 , 2028 W‑F
1-2 Tishrei
The Jewish New Year
Yom Kippur  ✡️ , 2028 F‑Sa
10 Tishrei
Day of Atonement
Sukkot  🌿🍋 , 2028 W‑Th
, 2028 F‑W
15-21 Tishrei
Feast of Booths
Shmini Atzeret  ✡️ , 2028 W‑Th
22 Tishrei
Eighth Day of Assembly
Chanukah  🕎 , 2028 Tu‑W
25 Kislev - 2 Tevet
Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of rededication
Pesach  🫓 , 2029 F‑Sa
, 2029 Su‑Th
, 2029 Th‑F
15-21 Nisan
Passover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread
Shavuot  ⛰️🌸 , 2029 Sa‑Su
6 Sivan
Festival of Weeks
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Minor holidays  ✡️

HolidayDates
Tu BiShvat  🌳 , 2029 Tu‑W
15 Sh'vat
New Year for Trees
Purim  🎭️📜 , 2029 W‑Th
14 Adar
Celebration of Jewish deliverance as told by Megilat Esther
Shushan Purim  🎭️📜 , 2029 Th‑F
15 Adar
Purim celebrated in Jerusalem and walled cities
Days of the Omer   , 2029 Sa‑Sa
16 Nisan - 5 Sivan
7 weeks from the second night of Pesach to the day before Shavuot
Pesach Sheni  ✡️ , 2029 Sa‑Su
14 Iyyar
Second Passover, one month after Passover
Lag BaOmer  🔥 , 2029 W‑Th
18 Iyyar
33rd day of counting the Omer
Tu B'Av  ❤️ , 2029 Th‑F
15 Av
Minor Jewish holiday of love
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot  🐑 , 2029 Sa‑Su
1 Elul
New Year for Tithing Animals
Leil Selichot  🕍 Sep 1, 2029 Sa
21 Elul
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 24, 2028 Su
4 Tishrei
Fast of the Seventh Month
Asara B'Tevet   Dec 28, 2028 Th
10 Tevet
Fast commemorating the siege of Jerusalem
Ta'anit Esther   Feb 28, 2029 W
13 Adar
Fast of Esther
Ta'anit Bechorot   Mar 30, 2029 F
14 Nisan
Fast of the First Born
Tzom Tammuz   Jul 1, 2029 Su
18 Tamuz
Fast commemorating breaching of the walls of Jerusalem before the destruction of the Second Temple
Tish'a B'Av  ✡️ , 2029 Sa‑Su
10 Av
The Ninth of Av

Modern holidays  🇮🇱

HolidayDates
Yom HaAliyah School Observance  🇮🇱 , 2028 F
7 Cheshvan
Aliyah Day observed in Israeli schools
Sigd  ✡️ , 2028 F‑Sa
29 Cheshvan
Ethiopian Jewish holiday occurring 50 days after Yom Kippur
Yom HaAliyah  🇮🇱 , 2029 Su‑M
10 Nisan
Recognizes Aliyah, immigration to the Jewish State of Israel
Yom HaShoah  ✡️ , 2029 W‑Th
27 Nisan
Holocaust Memorial Day
Yom HaZikaron  🇮🇱 , 2029 Tu‑W
3 Iyyar
Israeli Memorial Day
Yom HaAtzma'ut  🇮🇱 , 2029 W‑Th
4 Iyyar
Israeli Independence Day
Yom Yerushalayim  🇮🇱 , 2029 Sa‑Su
28 Iyyar
Jerusalem Day

Special Shabbatot  🕍

HolidayDates
Shabbat Shuva   , 2028 F‑Sa
3 Tishrei
Shabbat that falls between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (Shabbat of Returning)
Shabbat Shirah   , 2029 F‑Sa
11 Sh'vat
Shabbat of Song
Shabbat Shekalim   , 2029 F‑Sa
25 Sh'vat
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Adar
Shabbat Zachor   , 2029 F‑Sa
9 Adar
Shabbat before Purim
Shabbat Parah   , 2029 F‑Sa
23 Adar
Shabbat of the Red Heifer
Shabbat HaChodesh   , 2029 F‑Sa
1 Nisan
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Nissan
Shabbat HaGadol   , 2029 F‑Sa
8 Nisan
Shabbat before Pesach
Shabbat Chazon   , 2029 F‑Sa
9 Av
Shabbat before Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Prophecy/Shabbat of Vision)
Shabbat Nachamu   , 2029 F‑Sa
16 Av
Shabbat after Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Consolation)

Rosh Chodesh  🌒

HolidayDates
Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan   , 2028 Th‑Sa
30 Tishrei - 1 Cheshvan
Start of month of Cheshvan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Kislev   , 2028 Sa‑Su
1 Kislev
Start of month of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tevet   , 2028 Su‑Tu
30 Kislev - 1 Tevet
Start of month of Tevet on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Sh'vat   , 2029 Tu‑W
1 Sh'vat
Start of month of Sh'vat on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Adar   , 2029 W‑F
30 Sh'vat - 1 Adar
Start of month of Adar on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Nisan   , 2029 F‑Sa
1 Nisan
Start of month of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Iyyar   , 2029 Sa‑M
30 Nisan - 1 Iyyar
Start of month of Iyyar on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Sivan   , 2029 M‑Tu
1 Sivan
Start of month of Sivan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tamuz   , 2029 Tu‑Th
30 Sivan - 1 Tamuz
Start of month of Tamuz on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Av   , 2029 Th‑F
1 Av
Start of month of Av on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Elul   , 2029 F‑Su
30 Av - 1 Elul
Start of month of Elul on the Hebrew calendar