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Shavuot 2016

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

Shavuot for the year 2016 starts on Sunday, June 12th ending the two day holiday at sundown on Monday, June 13th. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Saturday, June 11th.

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
Type:Observance, Jewish
When:6th or 7th of Sivan in Hebrew Calendar

How many days to Shavuot 2016?

Sunday, June 12th is the 163 day of the 2016 calendar year with -2 years, -4 months, -8 days until the celebration/ observance of Shavuot 2016.

June 2016 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Jun 6 - MonD-Day 2016Observance-866
Jun 7 - Tues Ramadan starts 2016 Muslim-865
Jun 12Shavuot 2016Jewish-860
Jun 14 - Tues Flag Day 2016 Observance-858
Jun 19 - Sun Fathers' Day 2016 Observance-853
Jun 20 - Mon Summer/Winter Solstice 2016 Season-852

Shavuot by Year

Related Holidays in 2016

Federal Holidays 2016