Dates of major and minor Jewish holidays for Hebrew Year 5775. All holidays begin at sundown on the evening before the date specified in the tables below. For example, if the dates for Rosh Hashana were listed as Sep 14-15, then the holiday begins at sundown on Sep 13 and ends at sundown on Sep 15.
Major holidaysDates in bold are yom tov, so they have similar obligations and restrictions to Shabbat in the sense that normal “work” is forbidden.
|Rosh Hashana||Oct 3 - 4, 2016||The Jewish New Year|
|Yom Kippur||Oct 12, 2016||Day of Atonement|
|Sukkot||Oct 17 - Oct 18, 2016 Oct 19 -23 2016||Feast of Tabernacles|
|Shmini Atzeret||Oct 24, 2016||Eighth Day of Assembly|
|Simchat Torah||Oct 25, 2016||Day of Celebrating the Torah|
|Chanukah||Dec 25 - Jan 1, 2017||The Jewish festival of rededication, also known as the Festival of Lights|
|Purim||Mar 12, 2017||Purim is one of the most joyous and fun holidays on the Jewish calendar|
|Pesach||Apr 11 - 18, 2017||Passover, the Feast of Unle|