Sigd 2012 / סיגד 5773

Ethiopian Jewish holiday occurring 50 days after Yom Kippur ✡️

Sigd for Hebrew Year 5773 began on and ended on .

Sigd is an Amharic word meaning "prostration" or "worship" and is the commonly used name for a holiday celebrated by the Ethiopian Jewish community on the 29th of the Hebrew month of Cheshvan. This date is exactly 50 days after Yom Kippur, usually falling out in late October or November, and according to Ethiopian Jewish tradition is also the date that G-d first revealed himself to Moses.
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Dates for Sigd

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Sigd 2009 29 Cheshvan 5770
Sigd 2010 29 Cheshvan 5771
Sigd 2011 29 Cheshvan 5772
Sigd 2012 29 Cheshvan 5773
Sigd 2013 29 Cheshvan 5774
Sigd 2014 29 Cheshvan 5775
Sigd 2015 29 Cheshvan 5776
Sigd 2016 29 Cheshvan 5777

References

The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary (paid link)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
"Sigd" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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