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Feast Days for 2018/2019 (5779/5780)

There are several Biblical feasts and celebrations, or Moedim and Chagim, that we all strive to fellowship on in accordance to the Scriptures. Below is a list of the feasts and the dates for your reference. It is important to note that each day is from sunset to sunset, so the feast STARTS at sunset the day prior. We have also included the traditional festivals of Chanukah and Purim.

Feast (English) Feast (Hebrew) Gregorian Calendar Date Hebrew Calendar Date
Feast of Dedication Chanukah December 3-10, 2018 Kislev 25-Tevet 3
Purim Purim March 21, 2019 Adar 14
Passover Pesach April 20, 2019 Nisan 14
Feast of Unleavened Bread Chag HaMatzot April 21-27, 2019 Nisan 15-21
First Fruits Bikkurim April 21, 2019 Nisan 16
Feast of Weeks Shavuot June 9, 2019 Sivan 6
Day of Trumpets Yom HaTeruah September 30, 2019 Tishrei 1
Day of Atonements Yom Hakippurim October 9, 2019 Tishrei 10
Feast of Booths Sukkot October 14-20, 2019 Tishrei 15-21
Feast of the Eighth Day Shemini Atzeret October 21, 2019 Tishrei 22

The Seven Annual Shabbats

These are the days that you need to plan to take off from work.

Annual Shabbat Day (English) Gregorian Calendar Date
First Day of the Feast of Unleavened Bread April 20, 2019
Last Day of the Feast of Unleavened Bread April 26, 2019
Shavuot June 9, 2019
Day of Trumpets September 30, 2019
Day of Atonements October 9, 2019
First Day of Sukkot October 14, 2019
The Eighth Day October 21, 2019

Other Important Dates

These dates are not Biblical feasts, but they are worthy of observance

Annual Shabbat Day (English) Gregorian Calendar Date
Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) May 2, 2019
Yom HaZikaron (Israel’s Memorial Day) May 8, 2019
Yom HaAtzmaut (Israel Independence Day) May 9, 2019
Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) June 2, 2019
Tisha BeAv (9th of Av) August 11, 2019
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