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Jewish Holy Days

Note that all Jewish Holidays begin the 
evening preceding the date listed. 


 

 

 

 

About THE HIGH HOLY DAYS

Rosh Hashanah / Feast of Trumpets / Jewish New Year

Yom Kippur / Day of Atonement

Sukkot / Feast of Tabernacles

Hanukkah /Chanukkah

Purim

Pesach / Passover followed by the Feast of Unleavened Bread

Shavou'ot / Pentecost

 

THE HIGH HOLY DAYS
The Jewish year begins in the fall with the celebration of the High Holy Days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

Rosh Hashanah / Feast of Trumpets / Jewish New Year 
1st Day Jewish High Holy Days - Start of the 10 days of penitence. 

September 30, 2008
September 19, 2009
September 9, 2010
September 29, 2011

Note: all holidays begin at sundown on the eve before the date listed.

Yom Kippur / Day of Atonement
10th Day of the Jewish High Holy Days - a solemn day devoted to fasting, prayer and repentance.  

October 9, 2008
September 28, 2009
September 18, 2010
October 8, 2011

Sukkot / Feast of Tabernacles
commemorating the dwelling of the Israelites in booths in the wilderness.

October 14 - 20, 2008
October 3 - 9, 2009
September 23 - 29, 2010
October 13, 2011

  • 5 days after Yom Kippur / Tishri 15th - Jewish

Hanukkah /Chanukkah / Feast of Dedication / Feast of Lights
8 day celebration of religious freedom

December 5 - 12, 2007
December 22 - 29, 2008
December 12 - 19, 2009
December 22 - 29, 2010

Purim
Celebrates defeat of plot to destroy the Jews of Persia.

  • March 21, 2008

  • March 10, 2009

  • February 28, 2010

  • March 20, 2011

  • March 8, 2012

  • February 24, 2013

  • March 16, 2014

  • March 5, 2015

  • March 24, 2016

Note: all holidays begin at sundown on the eve before the date listed.

Pesach / Passover followed by the Feast of Unleavened Bread
Deliverance of the Jewish people from Egypt. Jews eat no normal bread but only the flat, unleavened, cracker-like bread called Matzah. 

April 20, 2008;
April 9, 2009;
March 30, 2010;
April 19, 2011;
April 7, 2012;
March 26, 2013;
April 15, 2014;
April 4, 2015;
April 23, 2016;
April 11, 2017;
March 31, 2018;
April 20, 2019;
April 9, 2020;
March 28, 2021;
April 16, 2022;
April 6, 2023;
April 23, 2024;
April 13, 2025,
April 2, 2026;
April 22, 2027;
April 11, 2028;
March 31, 2029

Note: all holidays begin at sundown on the eve before the date listed.

Passover Recipes

Shavou'ot / Pentecost
Feast of Weeks; marks the giving of the Law (Torah) at Mt. Sinai.
50 days following Passover

June 9, 2008
May 29, 2009
May 19, 2010
June 8, 2011
May 27, 2012

 

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