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September 2019

Erev Rosh Hashanah

September 29
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One event on September 18, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on September 6, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on September 25, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 15, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on October 2, 2024 at 12:00 am

One event on September 22, 2025 at 12:00 am

Rosh Hashanah celebrates the Jewish New Year. It begins at sundown on the eve of the Hebrew month of Tishrei 1 and ends after nightfall on Tishrei 2.  This is one of the holiest holidays of the year.  Students are generally absent from school to observe the holiday.

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October 2019

Rosh Hashanah Day 2

October 1
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One event on September 20, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on September 8, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on September 27, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 17, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on October 4, 2024 at 12:00 am

One event on September 24, 2025 at 12:00 am

Rosh Hashanah celebrates the Jewish New Year. It begins at sundown on the eve of the Hebrew month of Tishrei 1 and ends after nightfall on Tishrei 2.  This is one of the holiest holidays of the year.  Students are generally absent from school to observe the holiday.

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Erev Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the Jewish year and means “Day of Atonement.”  It begins several minutes before sunset on October 8 and concludes after nightfall on October 9.  Many who observe the holiday will attend synagogue and will abstain from eating and drinking, as well as other normal activities.

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Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the Jewish year and means “Day of Atonement.”  It begins several minutes before sunset on October 8 and concludes after nightfall on October 9.  Many who observe the holiday will attend synagogue and will abstain from eating and drinking, as well as other normal activities.

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Erev Sukkot

Sukkot is a weeklong Jewish festival that comes five days after Yom Kippur. Sukkot celebrates the gathering of the harvest and many Jews celebrate by eating (and some even sleeping) in a foliage-covered booth (known as a sukkah).

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Sukkot Day 1

Sukkot is a weeklong Jewish festival that comes five days after Yom Kippur. Sukkot celebrates the gathering of the harvest and many Jews celebrate by eating (and some even sleeping) in a foliage-covered booth (known as a sukkah).

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Sukkot Day 2

Sukkot is a weeklong Jewish festival that comes five days after Yom Kippur. Sukkot celebrates the gathering of the harvest and many Jews celebrate by eating (and some even sleeping) in a foliage-covered booth (known as a sukkah).

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Sukkot Intermediate Days

October 16 - October 20

Sukkot is a weeklong Jewish festival that comes five days after Yom Kippur. Sukkot celebrates the gathering of the harvest and many Jews celebrate by eating (and some even sleeping) in a foliage-covered booth (known as a sukkah).

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Federation Executive Committee Meeting

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch: 11:45 am Meeting: Noon - 1:30 pm

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Shemini Atzeret

Shemini Atzeret is the 8th day of Sukkot – It is a separate, yet connected, holy day devoted to the spiritual aspects of the festival of Sukkot.

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Simchat Torah

Simchat Torah marks the conclusion of the annual cycle of public Torah readings, and the beginning of a new cycle.  It is often celebrated in synagogue during evening and morning services.

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Buffalo Jewish Federation Board of Governors Meeting

October 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Dinner: 6:45 pm Meeting: 7:30 - 9:00 pm

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December 2019

Federation Executive Committee Meeting

December 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch: 11:45 am Meeting: Noon - 1:30 pm

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Hanukah

December 22 - December 30

Hanukah is the eight-day, wintertime “festival of lights,” celebrated with a nightly menorah (special candelabra for Hanukah) lighting, special prayers and fried foods. The Hebrew word Hanukah means “dedication,” and is thus named because it celebrates the rededication of the Holy Temple.

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February 2020

Tu B’Shevat

February 10, 2020
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One event on February 10, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on January 28, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on January 17, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on February 6, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on January 25, 2024 at 12:00 am

One event on February 13, 2025 at 12:00 am

One event on February 2, 2026 at 12:00 am

One event on January 23, 2027 at 12:00 am

The 15th of Shevat on the Jewish calendar is the day that marks the beginning of a “new year” for trees. This day marks the season in which the earliest-blooming trees in the Land of Israel emerge from their winter sleep and begin a new fruit-bearing cycle.

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April 2020

Passover

April 8, 2020 - April 16, 2020

The eight-day festival of Passover is celebrated in the early spring, from the 15th through the 22nd of the Hebrew month of Nissan. It commemorates the liberation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. It is observed by avoiding leaven and highlighted by the Seder meals that include four cups of wine, eating matzah and bitter herbs, and retelling the story of the Exodus.

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May 2020

Shavuot

May 28, 2020 - May 30, 2020

Shavuot marks the giving of the Torah on Mt. Sinai. The Ten Commandments are read in synagogues, just as they were in the desert on Mt. Sinai over 3,300 years ago.  It begins on Thursday evening, May 28, and continues through Saturday, May 30.

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September 2020

Erev Rosh Hashanah

September 18, 2020
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One event on September 18, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on September 6, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on September 25, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 15, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on October 2, 2024 at 12:00 am

One event on September 22, 2025 at 12:00 am

Rosh Hashanah celebrates the Jewish New Year. It begins at sundown on the eve of the Hebrew month of Tishrei 1 and ends after nightfall on Tishrei 2.  This is one of the holiest holidays of the year.  Students are generally absent from school to observe the holiday.

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Rosh Hashanah Day 2

September 20, 2020
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One event on September 20, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on September 8, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on September 27, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 17, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on October 4, 2024 at 12:00 am

One event on September 24, 2025 at 12:00 am

Rosh Hashanah celebrates the Jewish New Year. It begins at sundown on the eve of the Hebrew month of Tishrei 1 and ends after nightfall on Tishrei 2.  This is one of the holiest holidays of the year.  Students are generally absent from school to observe the holiday.

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January 2021

Tu B’Shevat

January 28, 2021
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One event on February 10, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on January 28, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on January 17, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on February 6, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on January 25, 2024 at 12:00 am

One event on February 13, 2025 at 12:00 am

One event on February 2, 2026 at 12:00 am

One event on January 23, 2027 at 12:00 am

The 15th of Shevat on the Jewish calendar is the day that marks the beginning of a “new year” for trees. This day marks the season in which the earliest-blooming trees in the Land of Israel emerge from their winter sleep and begin a new fruit-bearing cycle.

Find out more »

March 2021

Passover

March 27, 2021 - April 4, 2021

The eight-day festival of Passover is celebrated in the early spring, from the 15th through the 22nd of the Hebrew month of Nissan. It commemorates the liberation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. It is observed by avoiding leaven and highlighted by the Seder meals that include four cups of wine, eating matzah and bitter herbs, and retelling the story of the Exodus.

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May 2021

Shavuot

May 16, 2021 - May 18, 2021

Shavuot marks the giving of the Torah on Mt. Sinai. The Ten Commandments are read in synagogues, just as they were in the desert on Mt. Sinai over 3,300 years ago.  It begins on Sunday evening, May 16, and continues through Tuesday, May 18.

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September 2021

Erev Rosh Hashanah

September 6, 2021
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One event on September 18, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on September 6, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on September 25, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 15, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on October 2, 2024 at 12:00 am

One event on September 22, 2025 at 12:00 am

Rosh Hashanah celebrates the Jewish New Year. It begins at sundown on the eve of the Hebrew month of Tishrei 1 and ends after nightfall on Tishrei 2.  This is one of the holiest holidays of the year.  Students are generally absent from school to observe the holiday.

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Rosh Hashanah Day 2

September 8, 2021
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One event on September 20, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on September 8, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on September 27, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 17, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on October 4, 2024 at 12:00 am

One event on September 24, 2025 at 12:00 am

Rosh Hashanah celebrates the Jewish New Year. It begins at sundown on the eve of the Hebrew month of Tishrei 1 and ends after nightfall on Tishrei 2.  This is one of the holiest holidays of the year.  Students are generally absent from school to observe the holiday.

Find out more »

January 2022

Tu B’Shevat

January 17, 2022
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One event on February 10, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on January 28, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on January 17, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on February 6, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on January 25, 2024 at 12:00 am

One event on February 13, 2025 at 12:00 am

One event on February 2, 2026 at 12:00 am

One event on January 23, 2027 at 12:00 am

The 15th of Shevat on the Jewish calendar is the day that marks the beginning of a “new year” for trees. This day marks the season in which the earliest-blooming trees in the Land of Israel emerge from their winter sleep and begin a new fruit-bearing cycle.

Find out more »

April 2022

Passover

April 15, 2022 - April 23, 2022

The eight-day festival of Passover is celebrated in the early spring, from the 15th through the 22nd of the Hebrew month of Nissan. It commemorates the liberation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. It is observed by avoiding leaven and highlighted by the Seder meals that include four cups of wine, eating matzah and bitter herbs, and retelling the story of the Exodus.

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June 2022

Shavuot

June 4, 2022 - June 6, 2022

Shavuot marks the giving of the Torah on Mt. Sinai. The Ten Commandments are read in synagogues, just as they were in the desert on Mt. Sinai over 3,300 years ago.  It begins on Saturday evening, June 4, and continues through Monday, June 6.

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September 2022

Erev Rosh Hashanah

September 25, 2022
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One event on September 18, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on September 6, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on September 25, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 15, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on October 2, 2024 at 12:00 am

One event on September 22, 2025 at 12:00 am

Rosh Hashanah celebrates the Jewish New Year. It begins at sundown on the eve of the Hebrew month of Tishrei 1 and ends after nightfall on Tishrei 2.  This is one of the holiest holidays of the year.  Students are generally absent from school to observe the holiday.

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Rosh Hashanah Day 2

September 27, 2022
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One event on September 20, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on September 8, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on September 27, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 17, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on October 4, 2024 at 12:00 am

One event on September 24, 2025 at 12:00 am

Rosh Hashanah celebrates the Jewish New Year. It begins at sundown on the eve of the Hebrew month of Tishrei 1 and ends after nightfall on Tishrei 2.  This is one of the holiest holidays of the year.  Students are generally absent from school to observe the holiday.

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February 2023

Tu B’Shevat

February 6, 2023
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One event on February 10, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on January 28, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on January 17, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on February 6, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on January 25, 2024 at 12:00 am

One event on February 13, 2025 at 12:00 am

One event on February 2, 2026 at 12:00 am

One event on January 23, 2027 at 12:00 am

The 15th of Shevat on the Jewish calendar is the day that marks the beginning of a “new year” for trees. This day marks the season in which the earliest-blooming trees in the Land of Israel emerge from their winter sleep and begin a new fruit-bearing cycle.

Find out more »

April 2023

Passover

April 5, 2023 - April 13, 2023

The eight-day festival of Passover is celebrated in the early spring, from the 15th through the 22nd of the Hebrew month of Nissan. It commemorates the liberation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. It is observed by avoiding leaven and highlighted by the Seder meals that include four cups of wine, eating matzah and bitter herbs, and retelling the story of the Exodus.

Find out more »

May 2023

Shavuot

May 25, 2023 - May 27, 2023

Shavuot marks the giving of the Torah on Mt. Sinai. The Ten Commandments are read in synagogues, just as they were in the desert on Mt. Sinai over 3,300 years ago.  It begins on Thursday evening, May 25, and continues through Saturday, May 27.

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September 2023

Erev Rosh Hashanah

September 15, 2023
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One event on September 18, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on September 6, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on September 25, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 15, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on October 2, 2024 at 12:00 am

One event on September 22, 2025 at 12:00 am

Rosh Hashanah celebrates the Jewish New Year. It begins at sundown on the eve of the Hebrew month of Tishrei 1 and ends after nightfall on Tishrei 2.  This is one of the holiest holidays of the year.  Students are generally absent from school to observe the holiday.

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Rosh Hashanah Day 2

September 17, 2023
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One event on September 20, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on September 8, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on September 27, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 17, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on October 4, 2024 at 12:00 am

One event on September 24, 2025 at 12:00 am

Rosh Hashanah celebrates the Jewish New Year. It begins at sundown on the eve of the Hebrew month of Tishrei 1 and ends after nightfall on Tishrei 2.  This is one of the holiest holidays of the year.  Students are generally absent from school to observe the holiday.

Find out more »

January 2024

Tu B’Shevat

January 25, 2024
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One event on February 10, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on January 28, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on January 17, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on February 6, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on January 25, 2024 at 12:00 am

One event on February 13, 2025 at 12:00 am

One event on February 2, 2026 at 12:00 am

One event on January 23, 2027 at 12:00 am

The 15th of Shevat on the Jewish calendar is the day that marks the beginning of a “new year” for trees. This day marks the season in which the earliest-blooming trees in the Land of Israel emerge from their winter sleep and begin a new fruit-bearing cycle.

Find out more »

April 2024

Passover

April 22, 2024 - April 30, 2024

The eight-day festival of Passover is celebrated in the early spring, from the 15th through the 22nd of the Hebrew month of Nissan. It commemorates the liberation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. It is observed by avoiding leaven and highlighted by the Seder meals that include four cups of wine, eating matzah and bitter herbs, and retelling the story of the Exodus.

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June 2024

Shavuot

June 11, 2024 - June 13, 2024

Shavuot marks the giving of the Torah on Mt. Sinai. The Ten Commandments are read in synagogues, just as they were in the desert on Mt. Sinai over 3,300 years ago.  It begins on Tuesday evening, June 11, and continues through Thursday, June 13.

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October 2024

Erev Rosh Hashanah

October 2, 2024
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One event on September 18, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on September 6, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on September 25, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 15, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on October 2, 2024 at 12:00 am

One event on September 22, 2025 at 12:00 am

Rosh Hashanah celebrates the Jewish New Year. It begins at sundown on the eve of the Hebrew month of Tishrei 1 and ends after nightfall on Tishrei 2.  This is one of the holiest holidays of the year.  Students are generally absent from school to observe the holiday.

Find out more »

Rosh Hashanah Day 2

October 4, 2024
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One event on September 20, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on September 8, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on September 27, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 17, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on October 4, 2024 at 12:00 am

One event on September 24, 2025 at 12:00 am

Rosh Hashanah celebrates the Jewish New Year. It begins at sundown on the eve of the Hebrew month of Tishrei 1 and ends after nightfall on Tishrei 2.  This is one of the holiest holidays of the year.  Students are generally absent from school to observe the holiday.

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February 2025

Tu B’Shevat

February 13, 2025
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One event on February 10, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on January 28, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on January 17, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on February 6, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on January 25, 2024 at 12:00 am

One event on February 13, 2025 at 12:00 am

One event on February 2, 2026 at 12:00 am

One event on January 23, 2027 at 12:00 am

The 15th of Shevat on the Jewish calendar is the day that marks the beginning of a “new year” for trees. This day marks the season in which the earliest-blooming trees in the Land of Israel emerge from their winter sleep and begin a new fruit-bearing cycle.

Find out more »

April 2025

Passover

April 11, 2025 - April 19, 2025

The eight-day festival of Passover is celebrated in the early spring, from the 15th through the 22nd of the Hebrew month of Nissan. It commemorates the liberation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. It is observed by avoiding leaven and highlighted by the Seder meals that include four cups of wine, eating matzah and bitter herbs, and retelling the story of the Exodus.

Find out more »

June 2025

Shavuot

June 1, 2025 - June 3, 2025

Shavuot marks the giving of the Torah on Mt. Sinai. The Ten Commandments are read in synagogues, just as they were in the desert on Mt. Sinai over 3,300 years ago.  It begins on Sunday evening, June 1, and continues through Tuesday, June 3.

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September 2025

Erev Rosh Hashanah

September 22, 2025
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One event on September 18, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on September 6, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on September 25, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 15, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on October 2, 2024 at 12:00 am

One event on September 22, 2025 at 12:00 am

Rosh Hashanah celebrates the Jewish New Year. It begins at sundown on the eve of the Hebrew month of Tishrei 1 and ends after nightfall on Tishrei 2.  This is one of the holiest holidays of the year.  Students are generally absent from school to observe the holiday.

Find out more »

Rosh Hashanah Day 2

September 24, 2025
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One event on September 20, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on September 8, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on September 27, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 17, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on October 4, 2024 at 12:00 am

One event on September 24, 2025 at 12:00 am

Rosh Hashanah celebrates the Jewish New Year. It begins at sundown on the eve of the Hebrew month of Tishrei 1 and ends after nightfall on Tishrei 2.  This is one of the holiest holidays of the year.  Students are generally absent from school to observe the holiday.

Find out more »

February 2026

Tu B’Shevat

February 2, 2026
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One event on February 10, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on January 28, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on January 17, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on February 6, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on January 25, 2024 at 12:00 am

One event on February 13, 2025 at 12:00 am

One event on February 2, 2026 at 12:00 am

One event on January 23, 2027 at 12:00 am

The 15th of Shevat on the Jewish calendar is the day that marks the beginning of a “new year” for trees. This day marks the season in which the earliest-blooming trees in the Land of Israel emerge from their winter sleep and begin a new fruit-bearing cycle.

Find out more »

April 2026

Passover

April 1, 2026 - April 9, 2026

The eight-day festival of Passover is celebrated in the early spring, from the 15th through the 22nd of the Hebrew month of Nissan. It commemorates the liberation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. It is observed by avoiding leaven and highlighted by the Seder meals that include four cups of wine, eating matzah and bitter herbs, and retelling the story of the Exodus.

Find out more »

May 2026

Shavuot

May 21, 2026 - May 23, 2026

Shavuot marks the giving of the Torah on Mt. Sinai. The Ten Commandments are read in synagogues, just as they were in the desert on Mt. Sinai over 3,300 years ago.  It begins on Thursday evening, May 21, and continues through Saturday, May 23.

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January 2027

Tu B’Shevat

January 23, 2027
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One event on February 10, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on January 28, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on January 17, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on February 6, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on January 25, 2024 at 12:00 am

One event on February 13, 2025 at 12:00 am

One event on February 2, 2026 at 12:00 am

One event on January 23, 2027 at 12:00 am

The 15th of Shevat on the Jewish calendar is the day that marks the beginning of a “new year” for trees. This day marks the season in which the earliest-blooming trees in the Land of Israel emerge from their winter sleep and begin a new fruit-bearing cycle.

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