Shavuot for the year 2005 starts on Monday, June 13th ending the two day holiday at sundown on Tuesday, June 14th. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Sunday, June 12th.
Shavuot is observed on the 6th or 7th of Sivan on the Hebrew calendar. The day marks the wheat harvest in Israel and commemorates the day God gave the Torah to Israel on Mount Sinai.
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|Name(s):||Shavuot, Feast of Weeks, Shovuos, Shavu'oth|
|When:||6th or 7th of Sivan in Hebrew Calendar|
How many days to Shavuot 2005?
Monday, June 13th is the 163 day of the 2005 calendar year with -13 years, -5 months, -4 days until the celebration/ observance of Shavuot 2005.
June 2005 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Jun 6||D-Day 2005||Observance||-4912|
|Jun 13||Shavuot 2005||Jewish||-4905|
|Jun 14||Flag Day 2005||Observance||-4904|
|Jun 21||Summer/Winter Solstice 2005||Season||-4897|
|Jun 19||Fathers' Day 2005||Observance||-4899|