Jewish Holidays 2035-2036 (Hebrew year 5796)

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 3 and ends at nightfall on Oct 5.

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

Major holidays 5796  ✡️

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  🍏🍯 , 2035 W‑F
1-2 Tishrei
The Jewish New Year
Yom Kippur  ✡️ , 2035 F‑Sa
10 Tishrei
Day of Atonement
Sukkot  🌿🍋 , 2035 W‑Th *
, 2035 F‑W
15-21 Tishrei
Feast of Booths
* These are the dates of observance in Israel.
The Diaspora observes a second festival day.
Shmini Atzeret  ✡️ , 2035 W‑Th *
22 Tishrei
Eighth Day of Assembly
Chanukah  🕎 , 2036 Tu‑W
25 Kislev - 2 Tevet
Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of rededication
Pesach  🫓 , 2036 F‑Sa *
, 2036 Su‑Th
, 2036 Th‑F
15-21 Nisan
Passover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread
* These are the dates of observance in Israel.
The Diaspora observes a second festival day.
Shavuot  ⛰️🌸 , 2036 Sa‑Su *
6 Sivan
Festival of Weeks
* These are the dates of observance in Israel.
The Diaspora observes a second festival day.
Tish'a B'Av  ✡️ , 2036 Sa‑Su
10 Av
The Ninth of Av
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Minor holidays 5796  ✡️

HolidayDates
Tu BiShvat  🌳 , 2036 Tu‑W
15 Sh'vat
New Year for Trees
Purim  🎭️📜 , 2036 W‑Th
14 Adar
Celebration of Jewish deliverance as told by Megilat Esther
Shushan Purim  🎭️📜 , 2036 Th‑F
15 Adar
Purim celebrated in Jerusalem and walled cities
Days of the Omer   , 2036 Sa‑Sa
16 Nisan - 5 Sivan
7 weeks from the second night of Pesach to the day before Shavuot
Pesach Sheni  ✡️ , 2036 Sa‑Su
14 Iyyar
Second Passover, one month after Passover
Lag BaOmer  🔥 , 2036 W‑Th
18 Iyyar
33rd day of counting the Omer
Tu B'Av  ❤️ , 2036 Th‑F
15 Av
Minor Jewish holiday of love
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot  🐑 , 2036 Sa‑Su
1 Elul
New Year for Tithing Animals
Leil Selichot  🕍 Sep 13, 2036 Sa
21 Elul
Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays

Minor fasts 5796  ✡️

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 7, 2035 Su
4 Tishrei
Fast of the Seventh Month
Asara B'Tevet   Jan 10, 2036 Th
10 Tevet
Fast commemorating the siege of Jerusalem
Ta'anit Esther   Mar 12, 2036 W
13 Adar
Fast of Esther
Ta'anit Bechorot   Apr 11, 2036 F
14 Nisan
Fast of the First Born
Tzom Tammuz   Jul 13, 2036 Su
18 Tamuz
Fast commemorating breaching of the walls of Jerusalem before the destruction of the Second Temple

Modern holidays 5796  🇮🇱

HolidayDates
Yom HaAliyah School Observance  🇮🇱 Nov 9, 2035 F
7 Cheshvan
Aliyah Day observed in Israeli schools
Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Day  🇮🇱 , 2035 Tu‑W
12 Cheshvan
Commemorates the life of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin
Sigd  ✡️ , 2035 F‑Sa
29 Cheshvan
Ethiopian Jewish holiday occurring 50 days after Yom Kippur
Ben-Gurion Day  🇮🇱 , 2035 Sa‑Su
8 Kislev
Commemorates the life and vision of Israel's first Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion
Family Day  🇮🇱 , 2036 W‑Th
30 Sh'vat
Yom HaMishpacha, a day to honor the family unit, as a whole, and its centrality to our lives
Yom HaAliyah  🇮🇱 , 2036 Su‑M
10 Nisan
Recognizes Aliyah, immigration to the Jewish State of Israel
Yom HaShoah  ✡️ , 2036 W‑Th
27 Nisan
Holocaust Memorial Day
Yom HaZikaron  🇮🇱 , 2036 Tu‑W
3 Iyyar
Israeli Memorial Day
Yom HaAtzma'ut  🇮🇱 , 2036 W‑Th
4 Iyyar
Israeli Independence Day
Herzl Day  🇮🇱 , 2036 Tu‑W
10 Iyyar
Commemorates the life and vision of Zionist leader Theodor Herzl
Yom Yerushalayim  🇮🇱 , 2036 Sa‑Su
28 Iyyar
Jerusalem Day
Jabotinsky Day  🇮🇱 , 2036 W‑Th
29 Tamuz
Commemorates the life and vision of Zionist leader Ze'ev Jabotinsky

Special Shabbatot 5796  🕍

HolidayDates
Shabbat Shuva   , 2035 F‑Sa
3 Tishrei
Shabbat that falls between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (Shabbat of Returning)
Shabbat Shirah   , 2036 F‑Sa
11 Sh'vat
Shabbat of Song
Shabbat Shekalim   , 2036 F‑Sa
25 Sh'vat
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Adar
Shabbat Zachor   , 2036 F‑Sa
9 Adar
Shabbat before Purim
Shabbat Parah   , 2036 F‑Sa
23 Adar
Shabbat of the Red Heifer
Shabbat HaChodesh   , 2036 F‑Sa
1 Nisan
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Nissan
Shabbat HaGadol   , 2036 F‑Sa
8 Nisan
Shabbat before Pesach
Shabbat Chazon   , 2036 F‑Sa
9 Av
Shabbat before Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Prophecy/Shabbat of Vision)
Shabbat Nachamu   , 2036 F‑Sa
16 Av
Shabbat after Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Consolation)

Rosh Chodesh 5796  🌒

HolidayDates
Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan   , 2035 Th‑Sa
30 Tishrei - 1 Cheshvan
Start of month of Cheshvan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Kislev   , 2035 Sa‑Su
1 Kislev
Start of month of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tevet   , 2036 Su‑Tu
30 Kislev - 1 Tevet
Start of month of Tevet on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Sh'vat   , 2036 Tu‑W
1 Sh'vat
Start of month of Sh'vat on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Adar   , 2036 W‑F
30 Sh'vat - 1 Adar
Start of month of Adar on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Nisan   , 2036 F‑Sa
1 Nisan
Start of month of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Iyyar   , 2036 Sa‑M
30 Nisan - 1 Iyyar
Start of month of Iyyar on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Sivan   , 2036 M‑Tu
1 Sivan
Start of month of Sivan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tamuz   , 2036 Tu‑Th
30 Sivan - 1 Tamuz
Start of month of Tamuz on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Av   , 2036 Th‑F
1 Av
Start of month of Av on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Elul   , 2036 F‑Su
30 Av - 1 Elul
Start of month of Elul on the Hebrew calendar