YHVH'S TIMEKEEPING

"Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, 'The Appointed Feasts of YHVH, which ye shall proclaim to be holy convocations, even these are MY Appointed Feasts.'" Lev. 23:2

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YHVH's Appointments/Feasts [Heb.-Moedim]

  • Shabbat (Sabbath)
  • Rosh Chodesh (New Month/Moon)
  • Pesach (Passover)
  • Chag HaMatzah (Feast Unleavened Bread)
  • Chag Bikkurim (Feast Firstfruits)
  • Shavuot (Pentecost)
  • Rosh HaShanah/Yom Teruah (Head of Year)
  • Yom Kippur (Atonement Day)
  • Sukkot (Tabernacles)

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40-days Teshuvah (Return/Repent)
    Av 29, 5776 – Tishri 10, 5777  (Sept 3 – Oct 12, 2016)

(***Dates correspond to United States time***)

Hebrew Year 5777 (2016/17)

Rosh Hashanah (New Year) / Yom Teruah (Day of Trumpet Blast)
    Tishri 1 (7th month), 5777
    (New Year begins sunset Oct 2, 2016 )

Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) - Fast
    Tishri 10, 5777  (Fast begins before sunset Oct 11, 2016)

Sukkot (Tabernacles)
    Tishri 15 – 22, 5777  (sunset Oct 16 – Oct 23, 2016 sunset)

Shemini Atzeret (Eighth [day of] Assembly)
    Tishri 23, 5777  (sunset Oct 24, 2016)

Chanukkah (Feast of Dedication)
    Kislev 24, 5777 - 1st Candle (after sunset Dec 24, 2016)

Purim (Lots)
    Adar 14, 5777  (Mar 11/12, 2017)

Pesach (Passover)
    Nisan 14, 5777 (afternoon)  (Apr 10, 2017)

Chag HaMatzah (Feast of Unleavened Bread)
    Nisan 15 – 21, 5777
    (after sunset Apr 10 – 16, 2017)

Chag Bikkurim (Firstfruits)
    Day after Sabbath after Passover

Shavuot (Pentecost)
    Day after seven Sabbaths after Firstfruits  (after sunset May 30, 2017 Israel Calendar)

Bein haMetzarim (The Dire Straits)
    These Three Weeks have been a time of historic calamity for the Jews.
    Begins Tammuz 17 - ends with the Fast of Tisha B’Av (9th of Av)  (July 11 - Aug 1, 2017) 

Teshuvah (Repent)
    Av 29 begins 40 days of Teshuvah Prayer thru Tishri 10 (Yom Kippur), 5777
    (*Aug 21 – Sept 30, 2017) 

*Total solar eclipse visible across US on Av 29 (Aug 21 - approx 1pm CST)

Hebrew Year 5778 (2017/18)

Rosh Hashanah (New Year) / Yom Teruah (Day of Trumpet Blast)
    Tishri 1 (7th month), 5778
    (New Year begins at sunset Sept 20, 2017)

Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) - Fast
    Tishri 10, 5778
    (Fast begins before sunset Sept 29, 2017)

Sukkot (Tabernacles)
    Tishri 15 – 22, 5778
    (sunset Wed. Oct 4 – Thurs. Oct 12, 2017 sunset)

Shemini Atzeret (Eighth [day of] Assembly)
    Tishri 23, 5778  (sunset Oct 13, 2017)

Chanukkah (Feast of Dedication)
    Kislev 24, 5778 - 1st Candle  (after sunset Dec 12, 2017)

 

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