Shavuot for the year 2013 starts on Wednesday, May 15th ending the two day holiday at sundown on Thursday, May 16th. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Tuesday, May 14th.
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 2013?
Wednesday, May 15th is the 134 day of the 2013 calendar year with -5 years, -5 months, -6 days until the celebration/ observance of Shavuot 2013.
May 2013 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|May 1||May Day 2013||Observance||-1999|
|May 2||Passover - Final Day 2013||Jewish||-1998|
|May 2||National Day of Prayer 2013||Observance||-1998|
|May 3||Orthodox Good Friday 2013||Orthodox||-1997|
|May 5||Orthodox Easter 2013||Orthodox||-1995|
|May 5||Cinco de Mayo 2013||Observance||-1995|
|May 6||National Nurses Day 2013||Observance||-1994|
|May 9||Ascension Day 2013||Christian||-1991|
|May 12||Mothers' Day 2013||Observance||-1988|
|May 15||Peace Officers Memorial Day 2013||Observance||-1985|
|May 15||Shavuot 2013||Jewish||-1985|
|May 19||Pentecost 2013||Christian||-1981|
|May 20||Whit Monday 2013||Christian||-1980|
|May 22||National Maritime Day 2013||Observance||-1978|
|May 27||Memorial Day 2013||Federal Holiday||-1973|
|May 30||Corpus Christi 2013||Christian||-1970|