Dates For 5779 (2018)

Monday 24 September, 1st day of Sukkos (Yomtov - light candles 18 minutes before sunset on Sunday evening)

Tuesday 25 September, 2nd day of Sukkos* (Yomtov - light candles from a flame which has been burning since the onset of the festival, after the appearance of three stars on Monday evening)

Wednesday 26 September - Saturday 29 September, Chol Hamoed (work may be done if needed)**

Sunday 30 September, Hoshana Rabba (work may be done if needed)

Monday 1 October, Shemini Atzeres (Yomtov - light candles 18 minutes before sunset on Sunday evening)

Tuesday 2 October, Simchas Torah*** (Yomtov - light candles from a flame which has been burning since the onset of the festival, after the appearance of three stars on Monday evening)

Please see links for more information about the observances of this festival.

* In Israel, this day is the first day of Chol Hamoed

** If Chol Hamoed falls on Saturday, normal laws of Shabbos apply

*** In Israel, Shemini Atzeres & Simchas Torah are on the same day. Therefore, this day is a regular weekday