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Jewish observe their festivals holidays on the days celebrated by Jews. few Jewish festivals occurs on the same date annually, while few head around within a wide range of dates. The dates and days of the Jewish religious holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2018. All Jewish holidays start in the evening after the sunset.

Judaism is trusted to be one among the world’s oldest religions. Jews have faith there is one God who made and governs the world. Judaism also trusts that people have freewill and are accountable for the options made. The Torah is the main scripture of Judaism. Torah is meaning of “teaching”, is God’s revealed advices to the Jewish People.

The top ten significant commands of the Torah are

  • I am the Lord your God
  • You shall not recognize the gods of others in My presence
  • You shall not take the Name of the Lord your God in vain
  • Remember the day of shabbat to keep it holy
  • Honor your father and your mother
  • You shall not murder
  • You shall not commit adultery
  • You shall not steal
  • Do not give false testimony against your neighbor
  • You shall not covet your fellow’s possessions

This is the jewish monthly calendar

The Jewish calendar has the following months:

Hebrew English Number Length Civil Equivalent
Nissan (in Hebrew) Nissan 1 30 days March-April
Iyar (in Hebrew) Iyar 2 29 days April-May
Sivan (in Hebrew) Sivan 3 30 days May-June
Tammuz (in Hebrew) Tammuz 4 29 days June-July
Av (in Hebrew) Av 5 30 days July-August
Elul (in Hebrew) Elul 6 29 days August-September
Tishri (in Hebrew) Tishri 7 30 days September-October
Cheshvan (in Hebrew) Cheshvan 8 29 or 30 days October-November
Kislev (in Hebrew) Kislev 9 30 or 29 days November-December
Tevet (in Hebrew) Tevet 10 29 days December-January
Shevat (in Hebrew) Shevat 11 30 days January-February
Adar I (in Hebrew) Adar I (leap years only) 12 30 days February-March
Adar (in Hebrew)
Adar II (in Hebrew)
(called Adar Beit in leap years)
(13 in leap years)
29 days February-March

This is the jewish week

Hebrew Transliteration English
Yom Rishon (Hebrew) Yom Rishon First Day (Sunday)
Yom Sheini (Hebrew) Yom Sheini Second Day (Monday)
Yom Shlishi (Hebrew) Yom Shlishi Third Day (Tuesday)
Yom R'vi'i (Hebrew) Yom R’vi’i Fourth Day (Wednesday)
Yom Chamishi (Hebrew) Yom Chamishi Fifth Day (Thursday)
Yom Shishi (Hebrew) Yom Shishi Sixth Day (Friday)
Yom Shabbat (Hebrew) Yom Shabbat Sabbath Day (Saturday)

Following is the jewish festival calendar that are listed in the ascending orders of jewish month. The date of the festivals are yet to be updated

DAY DATE Jewish Calendar Holiday 2018
Tu Bishvat
Shushan Purim
Passover – First Day
Passover – Second Day
Passover – Final Day
Yom Hashoah
Yom Hazikaron
Yom Ha’Atzmaut
Lag B’Omer
Yom Yerushalayim
Shavuot (1st day)
Tisha B’Av
Rosh HaShanah Starts
Rosh HaShanah Ends
Yom Kippur
Sukkot Starts
Sukkot Ends
Shemini Atzeret
Simhat Torah
Hanukkah Starts

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