JEWISH HOLIDAYS

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

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May 2020

Shavuot

May 29, 2020 - May 30, 2020
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 2020

Rosh Hashanah

September 19, 2020 - September 20, 2020
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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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Kol Nidre

September 27, 2020
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Yom Kippur

Marks the beginning of Yom Kippur, The Day of Atonement. Fasting begins at Sundown and ends after nightfall the following day.

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Kol Nidre

September 27, 2020
Yom Kippur

Marks the beginning of Yom Kippur, The Day of Atonement.

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Yom Kippur

September 28, 2020
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Yom Kippur

The Day of Atonement – This is considered the holiest day in the Jewish calendar and it ends the Ten Days of Repentance. It is spent in prayer, meditation and…

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Yom Kippur

September 28, 2020
Yom Kippur

The Day of Atonement – This is considered the holiest day in the Jewish calendar and it ends the Ten Days of Repentance. It is spent in prayer, meditation and…

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October 2020

Sukkot – First Days

October 3, 2020 - October 4, 2020
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, 2020
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Shemini Atzeret

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

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Shemini Atzeret

October 10, 2020
Shemini Atzeret
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Simchat Torah

October 11, 2020
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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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