Sigd / סיגד

Sigd (Ethiopian Jewish holiday occurring 50 days after Yom Kippur) for Hebrew Year 5781 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 2019 29 Cheshvan 5780
Sigd 2020 29 Cheshvan 5781
Sigd 2021 29 Cheshvan 5782
Sigd 2022 29 Cheshvan 5783
Sigd 2023 29 Cheshvan 5784
Sigd 2024 29 Cheshvan 5785
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

References

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