A selection of Jewish festivals and holiday dates for 2005, 2006 and 2007.

Rosh Hashana is observed on:

* 04 October 2005 (1st of Tishrei, 5766)
* 23 September 2006 (1st of Tishrei, 5767)
* 13 September 2007 (1st of Tishrei, 5768)

Yom Kippur is observed on:

* 13 October 2005 (10th of Tishrei, 5766)
* 02 October 2006 (10th of Tishrei, 5767)
* 22 September 2007 (10th of Tishrei, 5768)

Pesach is observed on:

* 24 April 2005 (15th of Nisan, 5765)
* 13 April 2006 (15th of Nisan, 5766)
* 03 April 2007 (15th of Nisan, 5767)
* 20 April 2008 (15th of Nisan, 5768)

Chanukah is observed on:

* 26 December 2005 (25th of Kislev, 5766)
* 16 December 2006 (25th of Kislev, 5767)
* 05 December 2007 (25th of Kislev, 5768)

Shavuot is observed on:

* 13 June 2005 (6th of Sivan, 5765)
* 02 June 2006 (6th of Sivan, 5766)
* 23 May 2007 (6th of Sivan, 5767)
* 09 June 2008 (6th of Sivan, 5768)

Purim is observed on:

* 14 March 2006 (14th of Adar, 5766)
* 04 March 2007 (14th of Adar, 5767)
* 21 March 2008 (14th of Adar II, 5768)

Sukkot is observed on:

* 18 October 2005 (15th of Tishrei, 5766)
* 07 October 2006 (15th of Tishrei, 5767)
* 27 September 2007 (15th of Tishrei, 5768)

Notes:

All Jewish Holidays begin the evening before the date specified. This is because the Jewish day actually begins at sundown on the previous night.

The particular observance of festivals and holidays varies from community to community, both in terms of level of religious dedication and geographical location. For instance, Jews living in the Diaspora (outside of modern Israel) typically observe two days of chag on holidays that are Yom Tov (holidays where work is forbidden, called yontiff in Yiddish). In Israel, only one day of chag is observed. It may also be that if a festival falls on Shabbat practices will vary. For detailed information, Torah portions and dates for previous years visit the full interactive Hebrew calendar.

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