Shavuot for the year 2006 starts on Friday, June 2nd ending the two day holiday at sundown on Saturday, June 3rd. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Thursday, June 1st.
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.
More information on Shavuot. (Dates, Customs and History for Shavuot)
|Name(s):||Shavuot, Feast of Weeks, Shovuos, Shavu'oth|
|When:||6th or 7th of Sivan in Hebrew Calendar|
How many days to Shavuot 2006?
Friday, June 2nd is the 152 day of the 2006 calendar year with -12 years, -5 months, -16 days until the celebration/ observance of Shavuot 2006.
June 2006 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Jun 2||Shavuot 2006||Jewish||-4552|
|Jun 4||Pentecost 2006||Christian||-4550|
|Jun 5||Whit Monday 2006||Christian||-4549|
|Jun 6||D-Day 2006||Observance||-4548|
|Jun 14||Flag Day 2006||Observance||-4540|
|Jun 15||Corpus Christi 2006||Christian||-4539|
|Jun 20||Summer/Winter Solstice 2006||Season||-4534|
|Jun 18||Fathers' Day 2006||Observance||-4536|
|Jun 27||Rath Yatra 2006||Hindu||-4527|