Saturday November 17, 2018

Shavuot 2017

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

Shavuot for the year 2017 starts on Wednesday, May 31st ending the two day holiday at sundown on Thursday, June 1. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Tuesday, May 30th.

Shavuot is observed on the 6th or 7th of Sivan on the Hebrew 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.

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 2017?

Wednesday, May 31st is the 150 day of the 2017 calendar year with -1 year, -5 months, -17 days until the celebration/ observance of Shavuot 2017.

May 2017 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
May 1 - Mon May Day 2017 Observance-565
May 4 - Thurs National Day of Prayer 2017 Observance-562
May 5 - Fri Cinco de Mayo 2017 Observance-561
May 6 - SatNational Nurses Day 2017Observance-560
May 12 - FriLaylat al Bara'at 2017Muslim-554
May 14 - SunLag BaOmer 2017Jewish-552
May 14 - Sun Mothers' Day 2017 Observance-552
May 15 - MonPeace Officers Memorial Day 2017Observance-551
May 20 - Sat Armed Forces Day 2017 Observance-546
May 22 - MonNational Maritime Day 2017Observance-544
May 25 - ThursAscension Day 2017Christian-541
May 27 - Sat Ramadan starts 2017 Muslim-539
May 29 - Mon Memorial Day 2017Federal Holiday-537
May 31 - WedShavuot 2017Jewish-535

Shavuot by Year

Related Holidays in 2017

Federal Holidays 2017