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|
|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 - Mon||D-Day 2016||Observance||-866|
|Jun 7 - Tues||Ramadan starts 2016||Muslim||-865|
|Jun 12||Shavuot 2016||Jewish||-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|