Today is August 16, 2017 -

– Calendar of Major Jewish Holidays

5777/5778
2017-2018 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 Wednesday September 20, 2017
Rosh Hashanah Thursday & Friday September 21-22, 2017
Kol Nidre Friday September 29, 2017
Yom Kippur Saturday September 30, 2017
Erev Sukkot Wednesday October 4, 2017
Sukkot Thursday-Friday October 5-6, 2017
Sukkot Chol HaMoed Saturday-Tuesday October 7-10, 2017
Hoshana Raba Wednesday October 11, 2017
Shmini Atzeret/
Erev Simchat Torah
Thursday October 12, 2017
Simchat Torah Friday October 13, 2017
Chanukah (First Candle) Tuesday December 12, 2017
Chanukah (First Day) Wednesday December 13, 2017
Tu B’Shvat Wednesday January 31, 2018
Erev Purim (Megillah Reading) Wednesday February 28, 2018
Purim Thursday March 1, 20218
Erev Passover (Seder I) Friday March 30, 2018
Passover Saturday-Sunday March 31-April 1, 2018
Passover Chol HaMoed Monday-Thursday April 2-5, 2018
Passover Friday-Saturday April 6-7, 2018
Community Yom HaShoah Wednesday April 11, 2018
Yom HaShoah Thursday April 12, 2018
Yom HaZikaron Wednesday April 18, 2018
Yom Ha’atzmaut Thursday April 19, 2018
Lag B’Omer Thursday May 3, 2018
Erev Shavuot Saturday May 19, 2018
Shavuot Sunday-Monday May 20-21, 2018
Tisha B’Av Saturday-Sunday July 21-22, 2018