Jewish Holidays 5780 (2019-2020)

All holidays begin at sunset on the previous evening

Holiday Date Description

Rosh Hashana

Sep 30-Oct 1, 2019 M‑Tu

The Jewish New Year

Yom Kippur

Oct 9, 2019 W

Day of Atonement

Sukkot

Oct 14-15, 2019 M‑Tu
Oct 16-20, 2019 W‑Su

Feast of Tabernacles

Shmini Atzeret

Oct 21, 2019 M

Eighth Day of Assembly

Simchat Torah

Oct 22, 2019 Tu

Day of Celebrating the Torah

Hanukkah

Dec 23-30, 2019 M‑M

The Jewish festival of rededication, also known as the Festival of Lights

Purim

Mar 10, 2020 Tu

Purim is one of the most joyous and fun holidays on the Jewish calendar

Pesach

Apr 9-10, 2020 Th‑F
Apr 11-14, 2020 Sa‑Tu
Apr 15-16, 2020 W‑Th

Passover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread

Shavuot

May 29-30, 2020 F‑Sa

Festival of Weeks, commemorates the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai

Tish'a B'Av

Jul 30, 2020 Th

The Ninth of Av, fast commemorating the destruction of the two Temples

     
Minor holidays

Tu BiShvat

Feb 10, 2020 M

New Year for Trees

Purim Katan

 

Minor Purim celebration during Adar I on leap years

Shushan Purim

Mar 11, 2020 W

Purim celebrated in Jerusalem and walled cities

Days of the Omer

 

7 weeks from the second night of Pesach to the day before Shavuot

Pesach Sheni

May 8, 2020 F

Second Passover, one month after Passover

Lag BaOmer

May 12, 2020 Tu

33rd day of counting the Omer

Tu B'Av

Aug 5, 2020 W

minor Jewish holiday of love, observed on the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Av

Leil Selichot

Sep 12, 2020 Sa

Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays