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Calendar of Major Jewish Holidays

5776/5777
2016-2017 School Year

Holidays begin the evening (Erev Hag) before the day noted. Holidays noted in italics are holy days on which no work is permitted and local school districts and employers should excuse absences from school or work.

Erev Rosh Hashanah Sunday October 2, 2016
Rosh Hashanah Monday & Tuesday October 3-4, 2016
Kol Nidre Tuesday October 11, 2016
Yom Kippur Wednesday October 12, 2016
Erev Sukkot Sunday October 16, 2016
Sukkot Monday & Tuesday October 17-18, 2016
Sukkot Chol HaMoed Wednesday-Saturday October 19-22, 2016
Hoshana Raba Sunday October 23, 2016
Shmini Atzeret Monday October 24, 2016
Erev Simchat Torah Monday October 24, 2016
Simchat Torah Tuesday October 25, 2016
Chanukah (First Candle) Saturday December 24, 2016
Chanukah (First Day) Sunday December 25, 2016
Tu B’Shvat Saturday February 11, 2017
Erev Purim (Megillah Reading) Saturday March 11, 2017
Purim Sunday March 12, 2017
Erev Passover (Seder I) Monday April 10, 2017
Passover Tuesday & Wednesday April 11-12, 2017
Passover Chol HaMoed Thursday-Sunday April 13-16, 2017
Passover Monday & Tuesday April 17-18, 2017
Yom HaShoah Sunday April 23, 2017
Community Yom HaShoah Wednesday April 26, 2017
Yom HaZikaron Monday May 1, 2017
Yom Ha’atzmaut Tuesday May 2, 2017
Lag B’Omer Sunday May 14, 2017
Erev Shavuot Tuesday May 30, 2017
Shavuot Sunday-Monday May 31-June 1, 2017
Tisha B’Av Tuesday August 1, 2107