Holy Day Calendar 2024

Hashabah Yisrael, together with representatives from other congregations, has a calendar committee that we established to determine the accurate observance of Israelite holy days. You can view the most current dates below.

Biblical 
Holy Day

Gregorian

Calendar

Holy
Day

in
Hebrew

 

 

 

Rosh
Hashanah

(New
Year)

 

 

 Scenario 1: With Abib Barley sighted before March 11th

Rosh Hashanah- March 11th 

at Even

 

Scenario 2: With Abib Barley sighted after March 11th 

Rosh Hashanah- April 9th or 10th-Upon sighting of the Crescent

 

 

 

 

 ראש השנה

 

 

 

 

Pesach

(Passover)

 

 Under Scenario 1: March 25th

at

Dusk

Under Scenario 2:

April 23rd or 24th at Dusk

 

 

פסח

 

 

 

1st
Day of Chag Matzote (Unleavened Bread
)

 

 

 

Under Scenario 1: 

*March 26th

 

Under Scenario 2:

*April 24th or 25th 

 

 

יום הראשון של
חג המצות

 

  

7th
Day of Chag Matzote (Unleavened Bread
)

 

 Under Scenario 1:

*April 1st

 

Under Scenario 2: 

*April 30th or May 1st

 

 

 

יום השביעי של
חג המצות

 

 

Chag
Shavuot (Feast of Weeks)

 

 

 

TBD

 

 

 

חג השבועות

 

Yom
Teruah
(Day of Blowing)

 

 

 

 

TBD

 

 

 

 

יום תרועה

 

Yom
Kippur
(Day of Atonement)

 

 

 

 

TBD

 

 

 

 

יום הכפורים

  

1st
Day of Chag Sukkot

(Feast of 
Tabernacles)

 

 

 

 TBD

 

 

 

יום הראשון של
חג הסוכות

 

 

Shemini
Atzeret
(8
th Day of 
Assembly)

 

 

 

  

 

 TBD

 

 

 

שמיני עצרת

The asterisk (*) means the Holy Day begins at sunset on the day before the date listed, and continues for 24 hours, until sunset on the following day.

Example: If the Feast of Weeks (Chag Shavuot) is listed as *June 12th then the holy day begins on June 11th at sunset, and lasts until June 12th at sunset.

RELATED LINKS

Below are letters that you can take to your school and/or job to support you in explaining your required absences on the holy days; click to download and print: