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Last Updated on October 17, 2021

The Jewish Holidays, Festivals, Observances & Commemorations

Hebrew: חגים יהודיים

The major and minor Jewish holy days, festivals, observances and commemorations marked the world over.


Rosh Hashanah – Jewish New Year

Yom Kippur – The Day of Atonement

Sukkot – The Festival of Tabernacles & Simchat Torah – Rejoicing the Torah

Hanukah – The Festival of Lights

Purim – The Festival of Lots

Tu B’Shevat – New Year of Trees

Pesach – Passover

Yom HaShoah – Holocaust Memorial Day

Yom HaAtzmaut – Independence Day

Yom HaZikaron – Memorial Day

Memorial day for Israel’s fallen soldiers and victims of terror

Lag B’Omer – 33rd Day of the Omer

Shavuot – Festival of Weeks

Tisha B’Av – 9th of Av

The month of Av and significant events around the 9th day.

Tu B’Av – a day of love

Tu B’Av – a minor holiday and one of the happiest days of the year.

Kosher, traditional recipes for the Jewish holidays and festivals

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