Sigd 2028 / סיגד 5789

Sigd (Ethiopian Jewish holiday occurring 50 days after Yom Kippur) for Hebrew Year 5789 begins at sundown on and ends at nightfall 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 2025 29 Cheshvan 5786
Sigd 2026 29 Cheshvan 5787
Sigd 2027 29 Cheshvan 5788
Sigd 2028 29 Cheshvan 5789
Sigd 2029 29 Cheshvan 5790
Sigd 2030 29 Cheshvan 5791
Sigd 2031 29 Cheshvan 5792
Sigd 2032 29 Cheshvan 5793

Tanakh

Shabbat Machar Chodesh / שַׁבָּת מָחָר חוֹדֶשׁ

Haftarah: I Samuel 20:18 - 20:42 · 25 p’sukim

References

The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary (paid link)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
Sefaria Tanakh
Sefaria.org
Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures (paid link)
Jewish Publication Society
"Sigd" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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