2016 Holidays

Tu BiShvat

January 26

New Year for Trees 


 March 24

Purim is on of the most joyous and fun holidays commemorating the story of Esther 

Pesach (Passover)

April 23-30

Passover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread, commemorates the Exodus from Egypt

Yom Ha’Shoah

 May 5

Holocaust Memorial Day

Yom HaZikaron

May 11

Israeli Memorial Day

Yom Ha’atzmaut

May 1

Israeli Independence Day 

Lag Ba’omer

 May 26

33rd day of the counting of the Omer

Yom Yerushalayim

June 5

Jerusalem Day


 June 12-13

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

Tisha B’Av

 August 14

9th of Av, commemorates the destruction of the two Temples in Jerusalem

Rosh HaShanah

October 3-4

The Jewish New Year

Yom Kippur

October 12

Day of Atonement



Feast of Tabernacles 

Shemini Atzeret

October 24 

Eight Day of Assembly 

Simchat Torah

October 25 

 Day of Celebrating the Torah


December 25 – January 1, 2017

Known as the Festival of Lights