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What Jewish feast is in May 2021?

What Jewish feast is in May 2021?

Calendar of Jewish Holidays

Academic Year 2020-2021 Jewish Year 5781
Hanukkah Thurs-Fri, Dec. 10-18, 2020
Purim Fri-Sat, Feb. 26-27, 2021
Passover* Sat-Sat, March 27-April 3, 2021
Shavuot Sun-Mon, May 16-17, 2021

What Jewish feast day lasts 8 days?

Hanukkah is observed in Israel, as in the Diaspora, for eight days. The central feature of this holiday is the lighting of candles each evening – one on the first night, two on the second, and so on – in commemoration of the miracle at the Temple.

What are the 5 Jewish festivals?

The major Jewish holidays are the Pilgrim Festivals—Pesaḥ (Passover), Shavuot (Feast of Weeks, or Pentecost), and Sukkoth (Tabernacles)—and the High Holidays—Rosh Hashana (New Year) and Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement). The observance of all the major holidays is required by the Torah and…

What day is Purim celebrated?

According to the Hebrew calendar, Purim is celebrated annually on the 14th day of the Hebrew month of Adar (and it is celebrated on Adar II in Hebrew leap years which occur every two to three years), the day following the victory of the Jews over their enemies.

What is the Feast of Trumpets called in Hebrew?

The name of Rosh Hashanah can be translated as “first” or “head of the year.” It is also sometimes called “The Feast of Trumpets.” Lastly, Rosh Hashanah marks the start of the Jewish High Holy Days leading up to Yom Kippur.

When is the Jewish holiday of Passover in 2021?

Jewish Holidays 2021. Weekday Holiday Date Days away – January 2021 – Thursday: Tu Bishvat: Jan 28, 2021: in 9 days – February 2021 – Friday: Purim: Feb 26, 2021: in 38 days – March 2021 – Saturday: Passover: Mar 27, 2021: in 67 days – April 2021 – Wednesday: The Holocaust Remembrance Day: Apr 7, 2021: in 78 days : Friday: Yom HaShoah:

When is the Jewish holiday of Remembrance in 2021?

Jewish Holidays 2021 Weekday Holiday Date Days away Wednesday The Holocaust Remembrance Day Apr 7, 2021 29 days ago Friday Yom HaShoah Apr 9, 2021 27 days ago Wednesday Yom HaAtzma’ut Apr 14, 2021 22 days ago

When is the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah?

The Month of Elul – August 9 – September 6, 2021 Fast of Gedaliah – September 9, 2021 Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year. It is the anniversary of the creation of Adam and Eve, and a day of judgment and coronation of G‑d as king.

When is the Feast of the Omer in 2021?

Feast of First Fruits: April 3-4, 2021. Counting the Omer: April 4 – May 22, 2021. Feast of Weeks/Pentecost: May 22-23, 2021. Feast of Trumpets: September 8-9, 2021. Day of Atonement: September 17-18, 2021. Feast of Tabernacles/Shelters/Harvest: September 22-29, 2021. The Eighth Day: September 29-30, 2021.