Shemini Atzeret for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Sunday, October 23rd ending at sundown on Monday, October 24th.
Shemini Atzeret is observed on the 22nd of Tishrei according to the Hebrew calendar. Immediatly following Shemini Atzeret is Simchat Torah. For many Jewish people this day represents the eighth day of Sukkot and a day to focus on their love for God.
More information on Shemini Atzeret. (Dates, Customs and History for Shemini Atzeret)
|Name(s):||Shemini Atzeret, Eight day of Assembly|
|When:||22nd of Tishrei in Hebrew Calendar|
How many days to Shemini Atzeret 2016?
Monday, October 24th is the 297 day of the 2016 calendar year with -1 year, -11 months, -28 days until the celebration/ observance of Shemini Atzeret 2016.
October 2016 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Oct 1 - Sat||Navratri 2016||Hindu||-750|
|Oct 1 - Sat||Muharram 2016||Muslim||-750|
|Oct 3 - Mon||Child Health Day 2016||Observance||-748|
|Oct 3 - Mon||Rosh Hashana 2016||Jewish||-748|
|Oct 9 - Sun||Leif Erikson 2016||Observance||-742|
|Oct 10||Dussehra 2016||Hindu||-741|
|Oct 12 - Wed||Ashura 2016||Muslim||-739|
|Oct 12 - Wed||Yom Kippur 2016||Jewish||-739|
|Oct 10 - Mon||Columbus Day 2016||Federal Holiday||-741|
|Oct 17 - Mon||Boss's Day 2016||Observance||-734|
|Oct 17 - Mon||Sukkot 2016||Jewish||-734|
|Oct 24||Shemini Atzeret 2016||Jewish||-727|
|Oct 25||Simchat Torah 2016||Jewish||-726|
|Oct 30 - Sun||Diwali 2016||Hindu||-721|
|Oct 31 - Mon||Halloween 2016||Observance||-720|