Dates For 5780 (2019)

Monday 14 October, 1st day of Sukkos (Yomtov - light candles 18 minutes before sunset on Sunday evening)

Tuesday 15 October, 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 16 October - Saturday 19 October, Chol Hamoed (work may be done if needed)**

Sunday 20 October, Hoshana Rabba (work may be done if needed)

Monday 21 October, Shemini Atzeres (Yomtov - light candles 18 minutes before sunset on Sunday evening)

Tuesday 22 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