Jewish Holidays

Dates of major and minor Jewish holidays. Each holiday page includes a brief overview of special observances and customs, and any special Torah readings.

Except for minor fasts, holidays begin at sundown on the date specified in the tables below. For example, if the dates for Rosh Hashana are listed as -, then the holiday begins at sundown on Sep 18 and ends at nightfall on Sep 20.

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Major holidays

Holidays begin at sundown on the first date specified and end at nightfall on the last date specified.

Dates in bold are yom tov, so they have similar obligations and restrictions to Shabbat in the sense that normal "work" is forbidden.

Holiday 5780
2019‑2020
5781
2020‑2021
5782
2021‑2022
5783
2022‑2023
5784
2023‑2024
5785
2024‑2025
Rosh Hashana Su‑Tu F‑Su M‑W Su‑Tu F‑Su W‑F
Yom Kippur Tu‑W Su‑M W‑Th Tu‑W Su‑M F‑Sa
Sukkot Su‑Tu
W‑Su
F‑Su
M‑F
M‑W
Th‑M
Su‑Tu
W‑Su
F‑Su
M‑F
W‑F
Sa‑W
Shmini Atzeret Su‑M F‑Sa M‑Tu Su‑M F‑Sa W‑Th
Chanukah Su‑M Th‑F Su‑M Su‑M Th‑F W‑Th
Pesach W‑F
Sa‑M
Tu‑Th
Sa‑M
Tu‑Th
F‑Su
F‑Su
M‑W
Th‑Sa
W‑F
Sa‑M
Tu‑Th
M‑W
Th‑Sa
Su‑Tu
Sa‑M
Tu‑Th
F‑Su
Shavuot Th‑F Su‑M Sa‑Su Th‑F Tu‑W Su‑M

Minor holidays

Holiday 5780
2019‑2020
5781
2020‑2021
5782
2021‑2022
5783
2022‑2023
5784
2023‑2024
5785
2024‑2025
Tu BiShvat Su‑M W‑Th Su‑M Su‑M W‑Th W‑Th
Purim M‑Tu Th‑F W‑Th M‑Tu Sa‑Su Th‑F
Shushan Purim Tu‑W Sa‑Su Th‑F Tu‑W Su‑M Sa‑Su
Pesach Sheni Th‑F Su‑M Sa‑Su Th‑F Tu‑W Su‑M
Lag BaOmer M‑Tu Th‑F W‑Th M‑Tu Sa‑Su Th‑F
Tu B'Av Tu‑W F‑Sa Th‑F Tu‑W Su‑M F‑Sa
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot Th‑F Su‑M Sa‑Su Th‑F Tu‑W Su‑M
Leil Selichot Sep 12 Sa Aug 28 Sa Sep 17 Sa Sep 9 Sa Sep 28 Sa Sep 13 Sa
Purim Katan M‑Tu Th‑F

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.

Holiday 5780
2019‑2020
5781
2020‑2021
5782
2021‑2022
5783
2022‑2023
5784
2023‑2024
5785
2024‑2025
Tzom Gedaliah Oct 2 W Sep 21 M Sep 9 Th Sep 28 W Sep 18 M Oct 6 Su
Asara B'Tevet Jan 7 Tu Dec 25 F Dec 14 Tu Jan 3 Tu Dec 22 F Jan 10 F
Ta'anit Esther Mar 9 M Feb 25 Th Mar 16 W Mar 6 M Mar 21 Th Mar 13 Th
Ta'anit Bechorot Apr 8 W Mar 25 Th Apr 15 F Apr 5 W Apr 22 M Apr 10 Th
Tzom Tammuz Jul 9 Th Jun 27 Su Jul 17 Su Jul 6 Th Jul 23 Tu Jul 13 Su
Tish'a B'Av W‑Th Sa‑Su Sa‑Su W‑Th M‑Tu Sa‑Su

Modern holidays

Holiday 5780
2019‑2020
5781
2020‑2021
5782
2021‑2022
5783
2022‑2023
5784
2023‑2024
5785
2024‑2025
Yom HaAliyah M‑Tu Sa‑Su Tu‑W M‑Tu Sa‑Su Th‑F
Sigd Tu‑W Su‑M W‑Th Tu‑W Su‑M F‑Sa
Yom HaShoah M‑Tu W‑Th W‑Th M‑Tu Su‑M W‑Th
Yom HaZikaron M‑Tu Tu‑W Tu‑W M‑Tu Su‑M Tu‑W
Yom HaAtzma'ut Tu‑W W‑Th W‑Th Tu‑W M‑Tu W‑Th
Yom Yerushalayim Th‑F Su‑M Sa‑Su Th‑F Tu‑W Su‑M

Special Shabbatot

Holiday 5780
2019‑2020
5781
2020‑2021
5782
2021‑2022
5783
2022‑2023
5784
2023‑2024
5785
2024‑2025
Shabbat Shuva F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa
Shabbat Shirah F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa
Shabbat Shekalim F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa
Shabbat Zachor F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa
Shabbat Parah F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa
Shabbat HaChodesh F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa
Shabbat HaGadol F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa
Shabbat Chazon F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa
Shabbat Nachamu F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa F‑Sa

Rosh Chodesh

Holiday 5780
2019‑2020
5781
2020‑2021
5782
2021‑2022
5783
2022‑2023
5784
2023‑2024
5785
2024‑2025
Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan M‑W Sa‑M Tu‑Th M‑W Sa‑M Th‑Sa
Rosh Chodesh Kislev W‑F M‑Tu Th‑F W‑F M‑Tu Sa‑M
Rosh Chodesh Tevet F‑Su Tu‑W F‑Su F‑Su Tu‑W M‑W
Rosh Chodesh Sh'vat Su‑M W‑Th Su‑M Su‑M W‑Th W‑Th
Rosh Chodesh Adar M‑W Th‑Sa M‑W Th‑Sa
Rosh Chodesh Adar I M‑W Th‑Sa
Rosh Chodesh Adar II W‑F Sa‑M
Rosh Chodesh Nisan W‑Th Sa‑Su F‑Sa W‑Th M‑Tu Sa‑Su
Rosh Chodesh Iyyar Th‑Sa Su‑Tu Sa‑M Th‑Sa Tu‑Th Su‑Tu
Rosh Chodesh Sivan Sa‑Su Tu‑W M‑Tu Sa‑Su Th‑F Tu‑W
Rosh Chodesh Tamuz Su‑Tu W‑F Tu‑Th Su‑Tu F‑Su W‑F
Rosh Chodesh Av Tu‑W F‑Sa Th‑F Tu‑W Su‑M F‑Sa
Rosh Chodesh Elul W‑F Sa‑M F‑Su W‑F M‑W Sa‑M