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JEWISH HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVAL 2013-2014


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Tu B'Shevat;

Thursday, January 16, 2014
Work permitted
Tu B’Shevat, the 15th of Shevat on the Jewish calendar, is the day that marks the beginning of a “new year” for trees.

Purim;

Begins sunset of Saturday, March 15, 2014
Ends nightfall of Sunday, March 16, 2014
Work should be avoided.
Consult a Rabbi if this is not possible.

  • Ta'anit Esther - March 13, 2014
  • Shushan Purim - March 17, 2014

Purim celebrates the deliverance of the Jewish people from the wicked Haman in the days of Queen Esther of Persia.

Passover;

Begins sunset of Monday, April 14, 2014
Ends nightfall of Tuesday, April 22, 2014
No work permitted on April 15 - 16 and April 21 - 22. Work is permitted only on April 17 - 18 and April 20 with certain restrictions.
Passover (Pesach) celebrates the deliverance of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt. Our Passover megasite has tools, guides, insights, stories, inspiration—and just about everything you need to celebrate Passover. (But bring your own wine.)

Second Passover Site

Second Passover;

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Work permitted
Thirty days ago we cleaned our homes and souls of leaven, and matzahed our way through the week-long festival of Passover. And now, Pesach Sheni—a Second Passover!

Lag B'Omer;

Sunday, May 18, 2014
Work permitted

  • Sefirat HaOmer - April 15 - June 3, 2014

The birthday of Jewish mysticism . . . The spiritual significance of the bow and arrow . . . Can love be true, and can truth be loving? . . . What is Kabbalah?

Shavuot;

Begins sunset of Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Ends nightfall of Thursday, June 5, 2014
No work is permitted
Shavuot marks the giving of the Torah on Mt. Sinai. The Ten Commandments are read in synagogues, just as they were in the desert on Mt. Sinai over 3,300 years ago.

The Three Weeks;

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 through Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Work permitted

  • Fast of the 17th of Tammuz - July 15, 2014
  • Fast of Tish'a B'Av - August 4 - 5, 2014

The “Three Weeks” and Tisha B’Av are designated as a time of mourning over the destruction of the Holy Temple and the galut (exile).

The 15th of Av Site

The 15th of Av
Monday, August 11, 2014
Work permitted
Our sages proclaimed the 15th of Av as one of the two greatest festivals of the year, yet they ordained no special observances or celebrations for it . . .

Rosh Hashanah;

Begins sunset of Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Ends nightfall of Friday, September 26, 2014
No work is permitted.

  • The Month of Elul - August 27 - September 24, 2014
  • Fast of Gedaliah - September 28, 2014

Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year. It is the anniversary of the creation of Adam and Eve, and a day of judgement and coronation of God as king.

Yom Kippur;

Begins sunset of Friday, October 3, 2014
Ends nightfall of Saturday, October 4, 2014
Falls on Shabbat.
Virtually everything you need to know about Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar: How-To Guides, Essays and Insights, Prayer Service Overviews, Stories, Multimedia, and much more!

Sukkot;
Begins sunset of Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Ends nightfall of Wednesday, October 15, 2014
No work permitted on October 9 - 10. Work is permitted on October 12 - 15 with certain restrictions..

Hoshanah Rabbah - October 15, 2014;

Virtually everything you need to know about the holiday of Sukkot: How-To Guides, Sukkah and “Four Kinds” Wizards, Essays and Insights, Recipes, Stories, Multimedia, and much more!

Shemini Atzeret & Simchat Torah;

Begins sunset of Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Ends nightfall of Friday, October 17, 2014
No work permitted
Virtually everything you need to know about the holidays of Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah: How-To Guides, Essays and Insights, Recipes, Stories, Multimedia, and much more!

Chanukah;
Begins sunset of Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Ends nightfall of Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Work permitted, except Shabbat
Chanukah commemorates the rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem after a group of Jewish warriors defeated the occupying mighty Greek armies.

 

Half Day Jewish Tour in Istanbul

Full Day Jewish Tour in Istanbul

Half Day Jewish&Half Day Sultanahmet Tour

Half Day Jewish&Half Day Bosphorus Tour

4 Days 3 Nights Jewish Heritage Tour in Istanbul

5 Days 4 Nights Jewish Heritage Tour in Istanbul

The Jews of Turkey

Shabbat Service in Istanbul

Online JEWISH MUSIC Sales by Les Arts Turcs

The History of Turkish Jewish by Mr Naim

VIP Transfer Service in Istanbul

Daily Ephesus Tour By Plane

2 Days Cappadocia By Plane

Real Whirling Dervish Ceremony in the Monestry

Art and Culture Tours in Istanbul

Night Show Reservation at the ORIENT HOUSE

Jewish Holidays and Festivals 2015 - 2016





 

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