JEWISH HOLIDAYS

Jewish holy days begin at sundown on the preceding evening and conclude at sundown on the dates noted.

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December 2020

Hanukkah

December 11 - December 18
Hanukkah

The Festival of Lights – An 8-day celebration of the Jews’ victory over the Syrians in ancient times and their regaining political and religious freedom. Hanukkah is called the Festival…

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Hanukkah

December 11 @ 8:00 am - December 18 @ 11:30 pm
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One event on December 11, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on November 29, 2021 at 8:00 am

One event on December 19, 2022 at 8:00 am

Hanukkah

The Festival of Lights – An 8-day celebration of the Jews’ victory over the Syrians in ancient times and their regaining political and religious freedom. Hanukkah is called the Festival…

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January 2021

Tu B’Shevat

January 28, 2021
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One event on January 17, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on February 6, 2023 at 12:00 am

Tu B'Shevat

New Year of the Trees – This holy day, a minor festival, celebrates spring in Israel. No work restrictions.

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February 2021

Purim

February 26, 2021
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One event on March 17, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on March 7, 2023 at 12:00 am

Purim

The Feast of Lots – A holy day which celebrates the rescue of the Jews in Ancient Persia from a plot to destroy them. The king’s advisor, Haman, cast lots…

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March 2021

Passover – First Night

March 27, 2021
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One event on April 15, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on April 5, 2023 at 12:00 am

Passover

Pesach – The Feast of Passover – Passover commemorates the Exodus of the Jews from Egypt, the beginning of Jewish independence. It may be observed for 7 or 8 days,…

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April 2021

Passover – Last Two Days

April 3, 2021 @ 8:00 am - April 4, 2021 @ 11:30 pm
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One event on April 22, 2022 at 8:00 am

One event on April 12, 2023 at 8:00 am

Passover

Pesach – The Feast of Passover – Passover commemorates the Exodus of the Jews from Egypt, the beginning of Jewish independence. It may be observed for 7 or 8 days,…

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May 2021

Shavuot

May 17, 2021 @ 8:00 am - May 18, 2021 @ 11:30 pm
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One event on May 17, 2021 at 8:00 am

One event on June 5, 2022 at 8:00 am

One event on May 26, 2023 at 8:00 am

Shavuot

The Feast of Harvest – This holy day marks the end of the early grain harvest and also commemorates Moses receiving the Torah (first five books of the Bible), with…

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September 2021

Rosh Hashanah

September 7, 2021 @ 8:00 am - September 8, 2021 @ 11:30 pm
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One event on September 7, 2021 at 8:00 am

One event on September 26, 2022 at 8:00 am

Rosh Hashanah

Jewish New Year – These holy days begin a 10-day period of repentance and prayer which ends on Yom Kippur. Rosh Hashanah marks the anniversary of the birthday of the…

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Simchat Torah

September 29, 2021
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One event on October 18, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on October 11, 2020 at 12:00 am

Simchat Torah

Concludes and begins anew the annual reading cycle of The Torah, the 5 books of Moses that make up The Jewish Bible. Immediately follows Sukkot and Shemini Atzeret. Work is…

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