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Shavuot 2014


Torah scriptures and golden brown wheat.
June 2014
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Shavuot
Wednesday June 4
-8 years, -7 months, -26 days
or -3162 days

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Pentecost
Sunday June 8
-8 years, -7 months, -22 days
or -3158 days

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Flag Day
Saturday June 14
-8 years, -7 months, -16 days
or -3152 days

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Fathers Day
Sunday June 15
-8 years, -7 months, -15 days
or -3151 days

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Shavuot for the year 2014 starts on Wednesday, June 4th ending the two day holiday at sundown on Thursday, June 5th. For the Jewish calendar night begins before day, thus the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Tuesday, June 3rd.


Shavuot in Israel with the Hebrew calendar falls on Sivan 6-7 each year, but have a different date each year on the Gregorian calendar. Shavuot is a two day festival. The festival marks the wheat harvest in Israel and commemorates the day God gave the Torah to Israel on Mount Sinai.

Why do Jewish holidays start at nighttime?

According to the Torah, the story of creation in Genesis says “And it was evening, and it was morning day one”, “And it was evening, and it was morning; the second day”, thus night comes before day. So for the Jewish calendar all days begin at nightfall and end the next day at nightfall including holidays.

Days to the start of Shavuot 2014

Wednesday, June 4th is day number 155 of the 2014 calendar year with -8 years, -7 months, -26 days until Shavuot 2014.


Shavuot
Name(s):Shavuot, Feast of Weeks, Shovuos, Shavu'oth
Type:Observance, Jewish
When:6th or 7th of Sivan in Hebrew Calendar

Dates for Shavuot

HolidayDateDays to Go
Shavuot 2022 Sunday, June 05, 2022 -239
Shavuot 2023 Friday, May 26, 2023 116
Shavuot 2024 Wednesday, June 12, 2024 499
Shavuot 2025 Monday, June 02, 2025 854
Shavuot 2026 Friday, May 22, 2026 1208
Shavuot 2027 Friday, June 11, 2027 1593


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