JEWISH HOLIDAYS

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

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October 2020

Sukkot – First Days

October 3 - October 4
Sukkot

The Feast of Tabernacles – The harvest festival – it is named for huts (sukkot) hung with fruits and vegetables set up to recall the temporary field dwelling which farmers…

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Shemini Atzeret

October 10
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One event on September 28, 2021 at 12:00 am

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Shemini Atzeret

Immediately follows the conclusion of Sukkot. Work is traditionally prohibited.

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Shemini Atzeret

October 10
Shemini Atzeret
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Simchat Torah

October 11
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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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Simchat Torah

October 11
Simchat Torah
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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 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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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 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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