Major holidays – 2019
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.
|Rosh Hashana||– M‑Tu||The Jewish New Year|
|Yom Kippur||W||Day of Atonement|
|Feast of Tabernacles|
|Shmini Atzeret||M||Eighth Day of Assembly|
|Simchat Torah||Tu||Day of Celebrating the Torah|
|Chanukah||– M‑M||The Jewish festival of rededication, also known as the Festival of Lights|