Complete Listing of the Jewish Holidays and Their Dates

All Jewish holidays begin at sunset prior to the date listed.


December 23 - 30, 2019
Hanukkah, The Holiday of Lights -- celebrating the miracle of a little oil that lasted eight days, and continues to illuminate our lives to this day.

Tenth of Tevet

January 7, 2020
A Fast Day -- commemorating the day the Babylonians first laid siege on Jerusalem, setting in motion a long series of tragedies for the Jewish people.

Tu B'Shvat

February 10, 2020
New Year for the Trees – how to celebrate our connection to the environment and appreciate the fruits of the Land of Israel.


March 10-20, 2020
Purim: The Holiday of Joy -- dress up and celebrate God’s hidden miracles, while remembering how the Jews of Persia narrowly escaped annihilation thanks to the bravery of Queen Esther.


April 9-16, 2020
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Counting the Omer

April 10 - May 28, 2020
Count 50 days until the Torah was given at Mount Sinai, preparing for the big event with a program of introspection and self-improvement.

Holocaust Remembrance Day -- Israel honors the memory of the Six Million by learning about their heroism in the face of inhumanity and exploring the roots of anti-Semitism.

Israel Memorial Day

April 28, 2020
Israel Memorial Day -- giving one's life in defense of the Jewish people is a mitzvah of the highest order.

Israel Independence Day

April 29, 2020
Israel Independence Day -- the historic return of the Jewish people to the Land of Israel is a modern miracle.

Yom Yerushalayim

May 22, 2020
On the anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem, we remember the special significance of the Holy City, and why it is the capital of the Jewish nation.


May 29-30, 2020
The Day the Torah was given -- celebrating the monumental encounter between God and the Israelites at Mount Sinai, an event which changed mankind forever.

A Major Fast Day -- remembering the day when the Temple in Jerusalem was destroyed, not once but twice.

The High Holidays

September 19 - September 28, 2020
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur -- a day of sweetness and a day of atonement are the culmination of a month-long process of coming back to God.

Rosh Hashanah

September 19 - September 20, 2020
Rosh Hashanah marks the start of the Jewish near year. It is both a day of judgment for mankind, as well as an exhilarating time of closeness and reconciliation with God.

Yom Kippur

September 28, 2020
Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is a day of fasting and repentance, affording man the opportunity to cleanse himself of his sins and renew his relationship with God.


October 3 - 11, 2020
The Festival of Booths - with Lulav and Etrog in hand, we camp out under the stars seven days and remember that God is our ultimate protection.

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