Shavuot for the year 2010 starts on Wednesday, May 19th ending the two day holiday at sundown on Thursday, May 20th. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Tuesday, May 18th.
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 2010?
Wednesday, May 19th is the 138 day of the 2010 calendar year with -8 years, -5 months, -3 days until the celebration/ observance of Shavuot 2010.
May 2010 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|May 1||May Day 2010||Observance||-3097|
|May 2||Lag BaOmer 2010||Jewish||-3096|
|May 5||Cinco de Mayo 2010||Observance||-3093|
|May 6||National Day of Prayer 2010||Observance||-3092|
|May 6||National Nurses Day 2010||Observance||-3092|
|May 9||Mothers' Day 2010||Observance||-3089|
|May 13||Ascension Day 2010||Christian||-3085|
|May 15||Peace Officers Memorial Day 2010||Observance||-3083|
|May 19||Shavuot 2010||Jewish||-3079|
|May 22||National Maritime Day 2010||Observance||-3076|
|May 23||Pentecost 2010||Christian||-3075|
|May 24||Whit Monday 2010||Christian||-3074|
|May 31||Memorial Day 2010||Federal Holiday||-3067|