Monday June 17, 2019

Shavuot 2015

Torah scriptures and golden brown wheat.Torah scriptures and golden brown wheat.

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 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.

Sunday, May 24th is day number 144 of the 2015 calendar year with -4 years, -24 days until Shavuot 2015.

More information on Shavuot. (Traditions, Customs and History)

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

May 2015 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
May 1 - Fri May Day 2015 Observance-1509
May 5 - Tues Cinco de Mayo 2015 Observance-1505
May 6 - WedNational Nurses Day 2015Observance-1504
May 7Lag BaOmer 2015Jewish-1503
May 7 - Thurs National Day of Prayer 2015 Observance-1503
May 10 - Sun Mothers' Day 2015 Observance-1500
May 14 - ThursAscension Day 2015Christian-1496
May 15 - FriPeace Officers Memorial Day 2015Observance-1495
May 16Isra and Mi'raj 2015Muslim-1494
May 16 - Sat Armed Forces Day 2015 Observance-1494
May 22 - FriNational Maritime Day 2015Observance-1488
May 24 - SunPentecost 2015Christian-1486
May 24Shavuot 2015Jewish-1486
May 25Whit Monday 2015Christian-1485
May 25 - Mon Memorial Day 2015Federal Holiday-1485

Shavuot by Year