Jewish Holidays 2042-2043 (Hebrew year 5803)

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 14 and ends at nightfall on Sep 16.

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

Major holidays 5803  ✡️

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  🍏🍯 , 2042 Su‑Tu
1-2 Tishrei
The Jewish New Year
Yom Kippur  ✡️ , 2042 Tu‑W
10 Tishrei
Day of Atonement
Sukkot  🌿🍋 , 2042 Su‑M *
, 2042 Tu‑Su
15-21 Tishrei
Feast of Booths
* These are the dates of observance in Israel.
The Diaspora observes a second festival day.
Shmini Atzeret  ✡️ , 2042 Su‑M *
22 Tishrei
Eighth Day of Assembly
Chanukah  🕎 , 2042 Su‑M
25 Kislev - 2 Tevet
Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of rededication
Pesach  🫓 , 2043 F‑Sa *
, 2043 Su‑Th
, 2043 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  ⛰️🌸 , 2043 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  ✡️ , 2043 Sa‑Su
10 Av
The Ninth of Av
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Minor holidays 5803  ✡️

HolidayDates
Tu BiShvat  🌳 , 2043 Su‑M
15 Sh'vat
New Year for Trees
Purim Katan  🎭️ , 2043 M‑Tu
14 Adar I
Minor Purim celebration during Adar I on leap years
Purim  🎭️📜 , 2043 W‑Th
14 Adar II
Celebration of Jewish deliverance as told by Megilat Esther
Shushan Purim  🎭️📜 , 2043 Th‑F
15 Adar II
Purim celebrated in Jerusalem and walled cities
Days of the Omer   , 2043 Sa‑Sa
16 Nisan - 5 Sivan
7 weeks from the second night of Pesach to the day before Shavuot
Pesach Sheni  ✡️ , 2043 Sa‑Su
14 Iyyar
Second Passover, one month after Passover
Lag BaOmer  🔥 , 2043 W‑Th
18 Iyyar
33rd day of counting the Omer
Tu B'Av  ❤️ , 2043 Th‑F
15 Av
Minor Jewish holiday of love
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot  🐑 , 2043 Sa‑Su
1 Elul
New Year for Tithing Animals
Leil Selichot  🕍 Sep 26, 2043 Sa
21 Elul
Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays

Minor fasts 5803  ✡️

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 17, 2042 W
3 Tishrei
Fast of the Seventh Month
Asara B'Tevet   Dec 23, 2042 Tu
10 Tevet
Fast commemorating the siege of Jerusalem
Ta'anit Esther   Mar 25, 2043 W
13 Adar II
Fast of Esther
Ta'anit Bechorot   Apr 24, 2043 F
14 Nisan
Fast of the First Born
Tzom Tammuz   Jul 26, 2043 Su
18 Tamuz
Fast commemorating breaching of the walls of Jerusalem before the destruction of the Second Temple

Modern holidays 5803  🇮🇱

HolidayDates
Yom HaAliyah School Observance  🇮🇱 Oct 21, 2042 Tu
7 Cheshvan
Aliyah Day observed in Israeli schools
Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Day  🇮🇱 , 2042 Sa‑Su
12 Cheshvan
Commemorates the life of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin
Sigd  ✡️ , 2042 Tu‑W
29 Cheshvan
Ethiopian Jewish holiday occurring 50 days after Yom Kippur
Ben-Gurion Day  🇮🇱 , 2042 Tu‑W
6 Kislev
Commemorates the life and vision of Israel's first Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion
Family Day  🇮🇱 , 2043 M‑Tu
30 Sh'vat
Yom HaMishpacha, a day to honor the family unit, as a whole, and its centrality to our lives
Yom HaAliyah  🇮🇱 , 2043 Su‑M
10 Nisan
Recognizes Aliyah, immigration to the Jewish State of Israel
Yom HaShoah  ✡️ , 2043 W‑Th
27 Nisan
Holocaust Memorial Day
Yom HaZikaron  🇮🇱 , 2043 Tu‑W
3 Iyyar
Israeli Memorial Day
Yom HaAtzma'ut  🇮🇱 , 2043 W‑Th
4 Iyyar
Israeli Independence Day
Herzl Day  🇮🇱 , 2043 Tu‑W
10 Iyyar
Commemorates the life and vision of Zionist leader Theodor Herzl
Yom Yerushalayim  🇮🇱 , 2043 Sa‑Su
28 Iyyar
Jerusalem Day
Jabotinsky Day  🇮🇱 , 2043 W‑Th
29 Tamuz
Commemorates the life and vision of Zionist leader Ze'ev Jabotinsky

Special Shabbatot 5803  🕍

HolidayDates
Shabbat Shuva   , 2042 F‑Sa
6 Tishrei
Shabbat that falls between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (Shabbat of Returning)
Shabbat Shirah   , 2043 F‑Sa
13 Sh'vat
Shabbat of Song
Shabbat Shekalim   , 2043 F‑Sa
25 Adar I
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Adar
Shabbat Zachor   , 2043 F‑Sa
9 Adar II
Shabbat before Purim
Shabbat Parah   , 2043 F‑Sa
23 Adar II
Shabbat of the Red Heifer
Shabbat HaChodesh   , 2043 F‑Sa
1 Nisan
Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Nissan
Shabbat HaGadol   , 2043 F‑Sa
8 Nisan
Shabbat before Pesach
Shabbat Chazon   , 2043 F‑Sa
9 Av
Shabbat before Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Prophecy/Shabbat of Vision)
Shabbat Nachamu   , 2043 F‑Sa
16 Av
Shabbat after Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Consolation)

Rosh Chodesh 5803  🌒

HolidayDates
Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan   , 2042 M‑W
30 Tishrei - 1 Cheshvan
Start of month of Cheshvan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Kislev   , 2042 W‑F
30 Cheshvan - 1 Kislev
Start of month of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tevet   , 2042 F‑Su
30 Kislev - 1 Tevet
Start of month of Tevet on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Sh'vat   , 2043 Su‑M
1 Sh'vat
Start of month of Sh'vat on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Adar I   , 2043 M‑W
30 Sh'vat - 1 Adar I
Start of month of Adar I (on leap years) on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Adar II   , 2043 W‑F
30 Adar I - 1 Adar II
Start of month of Adar II (on leap years) on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Nisan   , 2043 F‑Sa
1 Nisan
Start of month of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Iyyar   , 2043 Sa‑M
30 Nisan - 1 Iyyar
Start of month of Iyyar on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Sivan   , 2043 M‑Tu
1 Sivan
Start of month of Sivan on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Tamuz   , 2043 Tu‑Th
30 Sivan - 1 Tamuz
Start of month of Tamuz on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Av   , 2043 Th‑F
1 Av
Start of month of Av on the Hebrew calendar
Rosh Chodesh Elul   , 2043 F‑Su
30 Av - 1 Elul
Start of month of Elul on the Hebrew calendar