Shavuot for the year 2015 starts on Sunday, May 24th ending the two day holiday at sundown on Monday, May 25th. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Saturday, May 23rd.
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 2015?
Sunday, May 24th is the 143 day of the 2015 calendar year with -3 years, -4 months, -23 days until the celebration/ observance of Shavuot 2015.