Sigd 2037 / סיגד 5798

Ethiopian Jewish holiday occurring 50 days after Yom Kippur ✡️

Sigd for Hebrew Year 5798 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 2034 29 Cheshvan 5795
Sigd 2035 29 Cheshvan 5796
Sigd 2036 29 Cheshvan 5797
Sigd 2037 29 Cheshvan 5798
Sigd 2038 29 Cheshvan 5799
Sigd 2039 29 Cheshvan 5800
Sigd 2040 29 Cheshvan 5801
Sigd 2041 29 Cheshvan 5802


Shabbat Machar Chodesh / שַׁבָּת מָחָר חוֹדֶשׁ

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


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