JEWISH HOLIDAYS
2018-2019

SUKKOT
(Festival of Sukkahs)
Begins sunset Sunday, September 23, 2018
Ends nightfall Sunday, September 30, 2018
Service: To be announced

SHEMINI ATZERET & SIMCHAT TORAH

Begins sunset Sunday, September 30, 2018
Ends nightfall Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Combined Service for Simchat Torah & Yizkor Service: To be announced

CHANUKAH

(Commemorates the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem)
Begins sunset Sunday, December 2, 2018
Ends nightfall Monday, December 10, 2018
Chanukah Party: To be announced

FAST OF TEVES
(Siege of Jeruseleum)
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

TU B’SHEVAT
(New Year for the Trees)
Begins sunset Sunday, January 20, 2019
Ends sunset Monday, January 21, 2019
Seder: To be announced
(Dessert style – nuts & fruits; coffee)

PURIM

(Celebrates the deliverance of the Jewish people from the wicked Haman
in the days of Queen Esther of Persia)
Begins sunset Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Ends nightfall Thursday, March 21, 2019
Service: To be announced
(Megilla & ice cream party - wear costumes

PASSOVER/PESACH

(Celebrates the deliverance of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt)
Begins sunset Friday, April 19, 2019
Ends nightfall Saturday, April 27, 2019
Seder: Friday, April 19, 2019
Yizkor Service: Saturday, April 27, 2019


YOM HaSHOAH
(Holocaust Remembrance Day)
Begins sunset Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Ends nightfall Thursday, May 2, 2019

YOM HaZIKARON
(Israel Memorial Day)
Begins sunset Tuesday, May 7 2019
Ends nightfall Wednesday, May 8, 2019

YOM HaATZMA’UT
(Israel Independence Day)
Begins sunset Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Ends nightfall Thursday, May 9, 2019

LAG B’OMER
(The birthday of Jewish mysticism)
Begins sunset Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Ends nightfall Thursday, May 23, 2019

YOM YERUSHALAYIM
(Reunification Jerusalem 1967 )
Begins sunset Saturday, June 1, 2019
Ends nightfall Sunday, June 2, 2019

SHAVUOT
(The giving of the Torah on Mt. Sinai)
Begins sunset Saturday, June 8, 2019
Ends nightfall of Monday, June 10, 2019
Yizkor Service: To be announced
Minyan Service: To be announced


FAST OF TISH’A B’A
(Time of mourning over the destruction of the Holy Temple)
Begins sunset Saturday, August 10, 2019
Ends: nightfall Sunday, August 11, 2019

S’LICHOT
Begins nightfall Saturday, September 21, 2019
Service: Saturday, September 21, 2019 @ 7pm

ROSH HASHANAH
(Jewish New Year)
Begins sunset Sunday, September 29, 2019
Ends nightfall Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Service: To be determined

YOM KIPPUR
(Day of Atonement)
Begins sunset Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Ends nightfall Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Service: To be announced

SUKKOT
(Festival of Sukkahs)
Begins sunset Sunday, October 13, 2019
Ends nightfall Sunday, October 20, 2019
Service: To be announced

SHEMINI ATZERET & SIMCHAT TORAH
Begins sunset Sunday, October 20, 2019
Ends nightfall Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Combined Service for Simchat Torah & Yizkor Service: To be announced

CHANUKAH

(Commemorates the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem)
Begins sunset Sunday, December 22, 2019
Ends nightfall Monday, December 30, 2019
Chanukah Party: To be announced

FAST OF TEVET 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020

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