Principal Festivals and Fasts for 2017

Festival or Fast 2017 Hebrew Date (5777-8)
Tu Bish’vat Sat 8 February 15 Shevat
Purim Sun 12 March 14 Adar
Pesach (Day 1) Tues 11 April 15 Nissan
Pesach (Day 8)* Tues 18 April 22 Nissan
Yom Hashoah Sun 23 April 27 Nissan
Yom Ha’atzmaut Tues 2 May 4 Iyar
Yom Yerushalayim Wed 24 May 28 Iyar
Shavuot (Day 1) Wed 31 May 6 Sivan
Shavuot (Day 2)* Thurs 1 June 7 Sivan
Tisha B’Av Tues 1 August 9 Av
Rosh Hashanah (Day 1) Thurs 21 September 1 Tishrei
Rosh Hashanah (Day 2) Fri 22 September 2 TIshrei
Yom Kippur* Sat 30 September 10 Tishrei
Succot (Day 1) Thurs 5 October 15 Tishrei
Succot (Day 2) Fri 6 October 16 Tishrei
Shemini Atzeret* Thurs 12 October 22 Tishrei
Simchat Torah Fri 13 October 23 Tishrei
Chanukah (Day 1) Tues 12 December 25 Kislev
Chanukah (Day 8) Wed 20 December 2 Tevet

*Yizkor said on these days