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The Jewish holidays in 2024

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If you're planning for the Jewish holidays in 2024, you've come to the right place. Here are the dates for all of the Jewish festivals in 2024, including key information on traditional work prohibitions. For an in-depth guide to each holiday, click on the links below.

Holidays in 2024

Purim

Begins: sunset Saturday, March 23, 2024
Ends: evening Sunday, March 24, 2024
Work is generally avoided.
How to celebrate Purim

Passover

Begins: sunset Monday, April 22, 2024
Ends: evening Tuesday, April 30, 2024
According to traditional Jewish law, no work is permitted during the 2 first and 2 last days.
How to celebrate Passover

Lag BaOmer

Begins: sunset Saturday, May 25, 2024
Ends: evening Sunday, May 26, 2024

How to celebrate Lag BaOmer

Shavuot

Begins: sunset Tuesday, Jun 11, 2024
Ends: evening Thursday, Jun 13, 2024
According to traditional Jewish law, no work is permitted.
How to celebrate Shavuot

Tisha B'Av

Begins: sunset Monday, August 12, 2024
Ends: evening Tuesday, Aug 13, 2024
The Tisha B’Av fast lasts about 25 hours, beginning just before sunset and lasting until the evening of the following day.
Tisha B'Av Unpacked

Rosh Hashanah

Begins: sunset Wednesday, Oct 2, 2024
Ends: evening Friday, Oct 4, 2024
According to traditional Jewish law, no work is permitted.
How to celebrate Rosh Hashanah

Yom Kippur

Begins: sunset Friday, October 11, 2024
Ends: evening Saturday, October 12, 2024
According to traditional Jewish law, no work is permitted.
How to observe Yom Kippur

Shemini Atzeret & Simchat Torah

Begins: sunset Wednesday, October 23, 2024
Ends: evening Friday, October 25, 2024
According to traditional Jewish law, no work is permitted.
How to celebrate Shemini Atzeret & Simchat Torah

Hanukkah

Begins: sunset Wednesday, December 25, 2024
Ends: evening Thursday, January 2, 2025

How to celebrate Hanukkah

Shabbat

Begins: every Friday at sunset
Ends: every Saturday evening

Everything you want to know about Shabbat

Modern holidays

Yom Hashoah

Begins: sunset Sunday, May 5, 2024
Ends: evening Monday, May 6, 2024

What is Yom Hashoah

Yom Hazikaron

Begins: sunset Sunday, May 12, 2024
Ends: evening Monday, May 13, 2024

What is Yom Hazikaron and why does it matter

Yom Ha'atzmaut

Begins: sunset Monday, May 13, 2024
Ends: evening Tuesday, May 14, 2024

What is Yom Haatzmaut and why does it matter

Yom Yerushalayim

Begins: sunset Tuesday, Jun 4, 2024
Ends: evening Wednesday, Jun 5, 2024

Yom Yerushalayim - the most important least celebrated Jewish holiday


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