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Jewish holidays 2015

The Jewish holidays 2015 are the Jewish festivals observed by the faith throughout the year. We’ll take you through each so you can update your diary.
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Fast of Tevet 10

This is the first one for the year. It begins at sunrise of Thursday, January 1, 2015 and ends at nightfall of Thursday, January 1, 2015. Work is permitted during this period.

Tu B'Shevat

Tu B'Shevat takes place on Wednesday, February 4, 2015. Work is permitted on this day that marks the beginning of a “new year” for trees.

Purim

Purim begins at sunset on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 and ends at nightfall on Thursday, March 5, 2015. Work should be avoided but you can consult a Rabbi if this is not possible.

Ta'anit Esther

Ta'anit Esther takes place on March 4, 2015

Shushan Purim

Takes place on March 6, 2015

Passover

Begins sunset on Friday, April 3, 2015 and end nightfall of Saturday, April 11, 2015. No work permitted on April 4 - 5 and April 10 – 11 but work is permitted on April 6 - 9 with certain restrictions.

Second Passover

This takes place on Sunday, May 3, 2015. Work is permitted on this day.

Lag B'Omer

This takes place on Thursday, May 7, 2015. Work is permitted on this day.

Sefirat HaOmer

Sefirat HaOmer takes place on April 4 - May 23, 2015

Shavuot

Begins sunset on Saturday, May 23, 2015 and ends nightfall of Monday, May 25, 2015. Work’s ot permitted during this period.

The Three Weeks

Saturday, July 4, 2015 through Saturday, July 25, 2015

Work permitted, except Shabbat

Fast of the 17th of Tammuz

July 5, 2015

Fast of Tish'a B'Av

July 25 - 26, 2015

The 15th of Av

Friday, July 31, 2015. Work permitted

Rosh Hashanah

Begins sunset of Sunday, September 13, 2015 and ends nightfall of Tuesday, September 15, 2015. No work is permitted.

The Month of Elul

August 16 - September 13, 2015

Fast of Gedaliah

September 16, 2015

Yom Kippur

Begins sunset of Tuesday, September 22, 2015. Ends nightfall of Wednesday, September 23, 2015. No work is permitted.

Sukkot

Begins sunset of Sunday, September 27, 2015. Ends nightfall of Sunday, October 4, 2015.

Hoshanah Rabbah

October 4, 2015

Shemini Atzeret & Simchat Torah

Begins sunset of Sunday, October 4, 2015. Ends nightfall of Tuesday, October 6, 2015. No work is permitted

Chanukah

Begins sunset of Sunday, December 6, 2015. Ends nightfall of Monday, December 14, 2015. Work permitted, except Shabbat.

Fast of Tevet 10

Begins sunrise of Tuesday, December 22, 2015. Ends nightfall of Tuesday, December 22, 2015

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