Principal Festivals and Fasts for 2018

Festival or Fast 2018 Hebrew Date (5778-9)
Tu Bish’vat Sat 31 January 15 Shevat
Purim Thurs 1 March 14 Adar
Pesach (Day 1) Sat 31 March 15 Nissan
Pesach (Day 8)* Sat 7 April 22 Nissan
Yom Hashoah Thurs 12 April 27 Nissan
Yom Ha’atzmaut Thurs 19 April 4 Iyar
Yom Yerushalayim Sat 12 May 28 Iyar
Shavuot (Day 1) Sun 20 May 6 Sivan
Shavuot (Day 2)* Mon 21 May 7 Sivan
Tisha B’Av Sun 22 July 9 Av
Rosh Hashanah (Day 1) Mon 10 September 1 Tishrei
Rosh Hashanah (Day 2) Tues 11 September 2 TIshrei
Yom Kippur* Wed 19 September 10 Tishrei
Succot (Day 1) Mon 24 September 15 Tishrei
Succot (Day 2) Tues 25 September 16 Tishrei
Shemini Atzeret* Mon 1 October 22 Tishrei
Simchat Torah Tues 2 October 23 Tishrei
Chanukah (Day 1) Mon 3 December 25 Kislev
Chanukah (Day 8) Mon 10 December 2 Tevet

*Yizkor said on these days