Shavuot for the year 2011 starts on Wednesday, June 8th ending the two day holiday at sundown on Thursday, June 9th. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Tuesday, June 7th.
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 2011?
Wednesday, June 8th is the 158 day of the 2011 calendar year with -7 years, -5 months, -9 days until the celebration/ observance of Shavuot 2011.
June 2011 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Jun 2||Ascension Day 2011||Christian||-2725|
|Jun 6||D-Day 2011||Observance||-2721|
|Jun 8||Shavuot 2011||Jewish||-2719|
|Jun 12||Pentecost 2011||Christian||-2715|
|Jun 13||Whit Monday 2011||Christian||-2714|
|Jun 14||Flag Day 2011||Observance||-2713|
|Jun 19||Fathers' Day 2011||Observance||-2708|
|Jun 21||Summer/Winter Solstice 2011||Season||-2706|
|Jun 23||Corpus Christi 2011||Christian||-2704|
|Jun 29||Isra and Mi'raj 2011||Muslim||-2698|