Shavuot for the year 2008 starts on Monday, June 9th ending the two day holiday at sundown on Tuesday, June 10th. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Sunday, June 8th.
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 2008?
Monday, June 9th is the 160 day of the 2008 calendar year with -10 years, -4 months, -11 days until the celebration/ observance of Shavuot 2008.
June 2008 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Jun 6||D-Day 2008||Observance||-3789|
|Jun 9||Shavuot 2008||Jewish||-3786|
|Jun 14||Flag Day 2008||Observance||-3781|
|Jun 15||Fathers' Day 2008||Observance||-3780|
|Jun 21||Summer/Winter Solstice 2008||Season||-3774|