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JEWISH HOLIDAY CALENDAR AND FESTIVALS

All Jewish holidays begins at sunset on the evening before the date shown.

Jewish Holidays Celebrated in Year 2016

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
MondayMonJan 25, 2016Jan 25Tu Bishvat
ThursdayThuMar 24, 2016Mar 24Purim
FridayFriMar 25, 2016Mar 25Shushan Purim
SaturdaySatApr 23, 2016Apr 23Passover - First Day
SundaySunApr 24, 2016Apr 24Passover - Second Day
SaturdaySatApr 30, 2016Apr 30Passover - Final Day
ThursdayThuMay 05, 2016May 05Yom Hashoah
WednesdayWedMay 11, 2016May 11Yom Hazikaron
ThursdayThuMay 12, 2016May 12Yom Ha'Atzmaut
ThursdayThuMay 26, 2016May 26Lag B'Omer
SundaySunJun 05, 2016Jun 05Yom Yerushalayim
SundaySunJun 12, 2016Jun 12Shavuot (1st day)
MondayMonJun 13, 2016Jun 13Shavuot
SundaySunAug 14, 2016Aug 14Tisha B'Av
MondayMonOct 03, 2016Oct 03Rosh HaShanah Starts
TuesdayTueOct 04, 2016Oct 04Rosh HaShanah Ends
WednesdayWedOct 12, 2016Oct 12Yom Kippur
MondayMonOct 17, 2016Oct 17Sukkot Starts
SundaySunOct 23, 2016Oct 23Sukkot Ends
MondayMonOct 24, 2016Oct 24Shemini Atzeret
TuesdayTueOct 25, 2016Oct 25Simhat Torah
SundaySunDec 25, 2016Dec 25Hanukkah Starts

Jewish Calendar 2016

Jewish festivals are the days celebrated by Jews. Some Jewish festivals happen on the same date every year, while others move around within a range of dates. Here we have provided the dates of the Jewish religious holidays for calendar year 2016. All Jewish holidays begin in the evening after the sunset.

Judaism is believed to be one of the world's oldest religions. Jews believe there is one God who created and rules the world. Judaism believes that people have freewill and are responsible for the choices made. The Torah is the primary scripture of Judaism. Torah means "teaching", is God's revealed instructions to the Jewish People.

The 10 most important commands of the Torah are
  - I am the Lord your God
  - You shall not recognize the gods of others in My presence
  - You shall not take the Name of the Lord your God in vain
  - Remember the day of shabbat to keep it holy
  - Honor your father and your mother
  - You shall not murder
  - You shall not commit adultery
  - You shall not steal
  - Do not give false testimony against your neighbor
  - You shall not covet your fellow's possessions