Jewish Federation of Northeastern Pennsylvania

2015 Holy Days

Please note times are approximate, please consult your local Rabbi for exact times.

  • Purim

    Purim (Celebrates the defeat of the plot to destroy the Jews of Persia)...

    March 4 @ 5:30 pm - March 5 @ 6:30 pm
  • Pesach – Passover

    Passover (The Festival of Freedom that recounts the deliverance from slavery. Observance includes sp...

    April 3 @ 7:10 pm - April 11 @ 8:30 pm
  • Yom Hashoah Event 2015

    This year, the Jewish Federation will be featuring the documentary Blue Tattoo: Blue Tattoo is a doc...

    April 16 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Israel’s Independence Day – Yom HaAtzma’ut

    Israel’s Independence Day – Yom HaAtzma’ut Wednesday, April 22, 2015 – Starts at Sunset Thur...

    April 23 @ 7:30 pm - April 24 @ 8:30 pm
  • Shavuot

     Commemorates the giving of the Ten Commandments to the Jewish People at Mt. Sinai Saturday, May 23...

    May 23 @ 9:10 pm - May 25 @ 9:15 pm
  • Tisha B’Av

    Commemorates the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem Sundown Saturday, July 25, 2015 Sunday July...

    July 25 @ 9:15 pm - July 26 @ 10:15 pm
  • Rosh HaShanah

     (The Jewish New Year begins with ten (10) days of penitence.) Sunday – Rosh HaShanah starts at s...

    September 13 @ 6:55 pm - September 15 @ 8:05 pm
  • Yom Kippur

    (Day of Atonement. The most solemn of the Holy Days devoted to prayer and fasting) Tuesday – Yom K...

    September 22 @ 6:40 pm - September 23 @ 7:50 pm
  • Sukkot

    (Feast of Tabernacles. Jews are commanded to dwell in temporary shelters as their ancestors the Isra...

    September 27 @ 6:30 pm - September 29 @ 7:40 pm
  • Shemini Atzeret

    (Conclusion of Sukkot) Sunday – Sukkot starts at sundown Monday – Sukkot (Yizkor is said)...

    October 4 @ 6:20 pm - October 5 @ 7:25 pm

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