Festivals Calendar

Progressive Jewish Holidays and Festivals


All holidays begin at sundown on the evening before the dates specified in the table below. Unless otherwise advised, Evening Services begin at 6.00 PM and Morning Services at 9.30 AM.

Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of Jewish holidays and festivals. The table includes only major and some minor holidays observed by the Beit Emanuel congregation.

A “#” after the name of the holiday indicates that the Shul Office will be closed on that day.


Progressive Jewish Holidays and Festivals

Holiday or Festival
Date (2023)
(Hebrew year 5783)
Tu B'Shvat
Monday, 6 February
Thursday, 7 March
Pesach (Day 1)#
Thursday, 6 April
Pesach (Day 7)#
Wednesday, 12 April
Yom Ha'Shoah
Tuesday, 18 April
Yom Ha'Zikaron
Tuesday, 25 April
Yom Ha'Atzmaut
Wednesday, 26 April
Lag B'Omer
Tuesday, 9 May
Friday, 26 May
Tisha B'Av
Thursday, 27 July
Saturday, 9 September (evening)
(Hebrew year 5784)
Rosh Hashanah (Day 1)#
Saturday, 16 September
Rosh Hashanah (Day 2)#
Sunday, 17 September
Yom Kippur#
Monday, 25 September
Sukkot (Day 1)#
Saturday, 30 September
Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah#
Saturday, 7 October
Chanukah (Day 1)
Friday, 8 December


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