Jewish Holidays 2038

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 29 and ends at nightfall on Oct 1.

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

Major holidays 2038  ✡️

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  🫓 M‑Tu *
W‑Su
Su‑M
15-21 Nisan 5798
Passover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread
* These are the dates of observance in Israel.
The Diaspora observes a second festival day.
Shavuot  ⛰️🌸 Tu‑W *
6 Sivan 5798
Festival of Weeks
* These are the dates of observance in Israel.
The Diaspora observes a second festival day.
Tish'a B'Av  ✡️ M‑Tu
9 Av 5798
The Ninth of Av
Rosh Hashana  🍏🍯 W‑F
1-2 Tishrei 5799
The Jewish New Year
Yom Kippur  ✡️ F‑Sa
10 Tishrei 5799
Day of Atonement
Sukkot  🌿🍋 W‑Th *
F‑W
15-21 Tishrei 5799
Feast of Booths
* These are the dates of observance in Israel.
The Diaspora observes a second festival day.
Shmini Atzeret  ✡️ W‑Th *
22 Tishrei 5799
Eighth Day of Assembly
Chanukah  🕎 Tu‑W
25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5799
Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of rededication
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Minor holidays 2038  ✡️

HolidayDates
Tu BiShvat  🌳 W‑Th
15 Sh'vat 5798
New Year for Trees
Purim Katan  🎭️ Th‑F
14 Adar I 5798
Minor Purim celebration during Adar I on leap years
Shushan Purim Katan  🎭️ F‑Sa
15 Adar I 5798
Minor Purim celebration during Adar I on leap years in Jerusalem and walled cities
Purim  🎭️📜 Sa‑Su
14 Adar II 5798
Celebration of Jewish deliverance as told by Megilat Esther
Shushan Purim  🎭️📜 Su‑M
15 Adar II 5798
Purim celebrated in Jerusalem and walled cities
Days of the Omer   Tu‑Tu
16 Nisan - 5 Sivan 5798
7 weeks from the second night of Pesach to the day before Shavuot
Pesach Sheni  ✡️ Tu‑W
14 Iyyar 5798
Second Passover, one month after Passover
Lag BaOmer  🔥 Sa‑Su
18 Iyyar 5798
33rd day of counting the Omer
Tu B'Av  ❤️ Su‑M
15 Av 5798
Minor Jewish holiday of love
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot  🐑 Tu‑W
1 Elul 5798
New Year for Tithing Animals
Leil Selichot  🕍 Sep 25 Sa
25 Elul 5798
Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays

Minor fasts 2038  ✡️

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 18 Th
11 Adar II 5798
Fast of Esther
Ta'anit Bechorot   Apr 19 M
14 Nisan 5798
Fast of the First Born
Tzom Tammuz   Jul 20 Tu
17 Tamuz 5798
Fast commemorating breaching of the walls of Jerusalem before the destruction of the Second Temple
Tzom Gedaliah   Oct 3 Su
4 Tishrei 5799
Fast of the Seventh Month

Modern holidays 2038  🇮🇱

HolidayDates
Family Day  🇮🇱 Th‑F
30 Sh'vat 5798
Yom HaMishpacha, a day to honor the family unit, as a whole, and its centrality to our lives
Yom HaAliyah  🇮🇱 W‑Th
10 Nisan 5798
Recognizes Aliyah, immigration to the Jewish State of Israel
Yom HaShoah  ✡️ Su‑M
28 Nisan 5798
Holocaust Memorial Day
Yom HaZikaron  🇮🇱 Su‑M
5 Iyyar 5798
Israeli Memorial Day
Yom HaAtzma'ut  🇮🇱 M‑Tu
6 Iyyar 5798
Israeli Independence Day
Herzl Day  🇮🇱 Sa‑Su
11 Iyyar 5798
Commemorates the life and vision of Zionist leader Theodor Herzl
Yom Yerushalayim  🇮🇱 Tu‑W
28 Iyyar 5798
Jerusalem Day
Jabotinsky Day  🇮🇱 Sa‑Su
29 Tamuz 5798
Commemorates the life and vision of Zionist leader Ze'ev Jabotinsky
Yom HaAliyah School Observance  🇮🇱 Nov 5 F
7 Cheshvan 5799
Aliyah Day observed in Israeli schools
Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Day  🇮🇱 Tu‑W
12 Cheshvan 5799
Commemorates the life of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin
Sigd  ✡️ F‑Sa
29 Cheshvan 5799
Ethiopian Jewish holiday occurring 50 days after Yom Kippur
Ben-Gurion Day  🇮🇱 Sa‑Su
8 Kislev 5799
Commemorates the life and vision of Israel's first Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion

Special Shabbatot 2038  🕍

HolidayDates
Shabbat Shirah   F‑Sa
10 Sh'vat 5798
Shabbat of Song
Shabbat Shekalim   F‑Sa
29 Adar I 5798
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Adar
Shabbat Zachor   F‑Sa
13 Adar II 5798
Shabbat before Purim
Shabbat Parah   F‑Sa
20 Adar II 5798
Shabbat of the Red Heifer
Shabbat HaChodesh   F‑Sa
27 Adar II 5798
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Nissan
Shabbat HaGadol   F‑Sa
12 Nisan 5798
Shabbat before Pesach
Shabbat Chazon   F‑Sa
6 Av 5798
Shabbat before Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Prophecy/Shabbat of Vision)
Shabbat Nachamu   F‑Sa
13 Av 5798
Shabbat after Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Consolation)
Shabbat Shuva   F‑Sa
3 Tishrei 5799
Shabbat that falls between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (Shabbat of Returning)

Rosh Chodesh 2038  🌒

HolidayDates
Rosh Chodesh Sh'vat   W‑Th
1 Sh'vat 5798
Start of month of Sh'vat on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Adar I   Th‑Sa
30 Sh'vat - 1 Adar I 5798
Start of month of Adar I (on leap years) on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Adar II   Sa‑M
30 Adar I - 1 Adar II 5798
Start of month of Adar II (on leap years) on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Nisan   M‑Tu
1 Nisan 5798
Start of month of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Iyyar   Tu‑Th
30 Nisan - 1 Iyyar 5798
Start of month of Iyyar on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Sivan   Th‑F
1 Sivan 5798
Start of month of Sivan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tamuz   F‑Su
30 Sivan - 1 Tamuz 5798
Start of month of Tamuz on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Av   Su‑M
1 Av 5798
Start of month of Av on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Elul   M‑W
30 Av - 1 Elul 5798
Start of month of Elul on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan   Th‑Sa
30 Tishrei - 1 Cheshvan 5799
Start of month of Cheshvan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Kislev   Sa‑Su
1 Kislev 5799
Start of month of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tevet   Su‑Tu
30 Kislev - 1 Tevet 5799
Start of month of Tevet on the Hebrew calendar