Major holidays – 2018

Holidays begin at sundown on the evening before the date specified.

Dates in bold are yom tov, so they have similar obligations and restrictions to Shabbat in the sense that normal “work” is forbidden.

Holiday Dates
Purim Th
Pesach Sa‑Su
M‑Th
F‑Sa
Shavuot Su‑M
Tish’a B’Av Su
Rosh Hashana M‑Tu
Yom Kippur W
Sukkot M‑Tu
W‑Su
Shmini Atzeret M
Simchat Torah Tu
Chanukah M‑M

Minor holidays

Holiday Dates
Tu BiShvat W
Shushan Purim F
Pesach Sheni Su
Lag BaOmer Th
Tu B’Av F
Leil Selichot Sep 1 Sa

Modern holidays

Holiday Dates
Yom HaShoah Th
Yom HaZikaron W
Yom HaAtzma’ut Th
Yom Yerushalayim Su
Yom HaAliyah Tu