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Year 5769 / 2008-2009

Yom Tov/HolidayHebrew DateEnglish Date
Rosh Hashana (2 days)
Melacha* is prohibited
Tishrei 1-2, 5769September 30 - October 1, 2008

Fast of Gedalia
Melacha* is permitted
Tishrei 3, 5769October 2, 2008

Yom Kippur
Melacha* is prohibited
Tishrei 10, 5769October 9, 2008

Succos (6 days)
Melacha* is prohibited
on the first 2 days
Tishrei 15-20, 5769October 14-19, 2008

Hoshana Rabba
Melacha* is permitted
Tishrei 21, 5769October 20, 2008

Shemini Atzeres
Melacha* is prohibited
Tishrei 22, 5769October 21, 2008

Simchas Torah
Melacha* is prohibited
Tishrei 23, 5769October 22, 2008

Chanuka (8 days)
Melacha* is permitted
Kislev 25 - Teves 3, 5769December 22-29, 2008

Fast of 10th of Teves
Melacha* is permitted
Teves 10, 5769January 6, 2009

Tu B'Shvat
Melacha* is permitted
Shvat 15, 5769February 9, 2009

Fast of Esther
Melacha* is permitted
Adar 13, 5769March 9, 2009

Purim
Melacha* is permitted
Adar 14, 5769March 10, 2009

Passover (8 days)
Melacha* is prohibited
on first and last 2 days
Nissan 15-22, 5769April 9-16, 2009

Holocaust Day
Melacha* is permitted
Nissan 27, 5769April 21, 2009

Israel Independence Day
Melacha* is permitted
Iyar 5, 5768April 29, 2009

Lag B'Omer
Melacha* is permitted
Iyar 18, 5769May 12, 2009

Yom Yerushalayim
Melacha* is permitted
Iyar 28, 5769May 22, 2009

Shavuos (2 days)
Melacha* is prohibited
Sivan 6-7, 5769May 29-30, 2009

Fast of 17th of Tamuz
Melacha* is permitted
Tamuz 17, 5769July 9, 2009

Fast of Tisha B'Av
Melacha* is permitted
Av 9, 5769July 30 2009

* Melacha - (lit: constructive work) activities prohibited by Torah Law on the Sabbath and Holidays.


 






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