Feast Days for 2020 (5781)

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
Purim Purim March 10, 2020 Adar 14
Passover Pesach April 8, 2020 Nisan 14
Feast of Unleavened Bread Chag HaMatzot April 9–15, 2020 Nisan 15-21
Feast of Weeks Shavuot May 29, 2020 Sivan 6
Day of Trumpets Yom HaTeruah September 19, 2020 Tishrei 1
Day of Atonements Yom Hakippurim September 28, 2020 Tishrei 10
Feast of Booths Sukkot October 3-9, 2020 Tishrei 15-21
Feast of the Eighth Day Shemini Atzeret October 10, 2020 Tishrei 22
Feast of Dedication Chanukah December 11-18, 2020 Kislev 25-Tevet 3

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 9, 2020
Last Day of the Feast of Unleavened Bread April 15, 2020
Shavuot May 29, 2020
Day of Trumpets September 19, 2020
Day of Atonements September 28, 2020
First Day of Sukkot October 3, 2020
The Eighth Day October 10, 2020

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) April 20, 2020
Yom HaZikaron (Israel’s Memorial Day) April 27 2020
Yom HaAtzmaut (Israel Independence Day) April 28, 2020
Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) May 21, 2020
Tisha BeAv (9th of Av) July 29, 2020

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