Is September 12 2018 Part Of A Jewish Celebration?
The following is a collection of holidays, commemorations, observations and celebrations for the Jewish community during Wednesday, 2018-09-12. For more information on the equivalence of dates in the Hebrew calendar and other calendars, please see Hebrew Calendar 5778.
Fast of Gedalia: [minorfast][shabbat] The Fast of Gedalia, also spelled Gedaliah, is a Jewish fast day from dawn until dusk to lament the assassination of the righteous governor of Judah of that name, whose murder ended Jewish autonomy following the destruction of the First Temple.
Day of Repentance - Day 3: Starting from the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, ten days of repentance, also referred to as Days of Awe, begin during which people meditate on the sins committed during the past year and proceeds to repent. The 10 days of repentance, also called Aseret Yemei Teshuva(Aseret Y'may T'shuvah), end with the conclusion of Yom Kippur.