5782: What year is it on the Jewish Calendar?

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We are embarking on the year of year 5782 on the Jewish calendar. The new year starts the evening of Monday, September 6 (1st of Tishrei).

The Jewish, or Hebrew, calendar is a lunar/solar calendar (months are based on lunar months but years are based on solar years) and is the official calendar in Israel. The years count up from the “calculation” of when the Earth was created.

Holidays in 5782 (2022)

Purim
Begins sunset Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Ends evening Thursday, March 17, 2022

Passover
Begins sunset Friday, April 15, 2022
Ends evening Saturday, April 23, 2022

Lag B’Omer
Begins sunset Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Ends evening Thursday, May 19, 2022

Shavuot
Begins sunset Saturday, June 4, 2022
Ends evening Monday, June 6, 2022

Tisha B’Av
Begins
sunset Friday, August 5, 2022
Ends evening Saturday, August 6, 2022

Rosh Hashanah
Begins sunset Sunday, September 25, 2022
Ends evening Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Yom Kippur
Begins sunset Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Ends evening Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Sukkot
Begins sunset Sunday, October 9, 2022
Ends evening Sunday, October 16, 2022

Shemini Atzeret & Simchat Torah
Begins sunset Sunday, October 16, 2022
Ends evening of Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Hanukkah
Begins sunset Sunday, December 18, 2022
Ends evening Monday, December 26, 2022

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