Is April 22 2016 Part Of A Jewish Celebration?
The following is a collection of holidays, commemorations, observations and celebrations for the Jewish community during Friday, 2016-04-22. For more information on the equivalence of dates in the Hebrew calendar and other calendars, please see Hebrew Calendar 5776.
Fast of the Firstborn: [minorfast] The Fast of the Firstborn is a unique fast day in Judaism which usually falls on the day before Passover, 14 of Nisan in the Hebrew calendar. Unlike most Jewish fast days, only firstborns are required to fast on the Fast of the Firstborn. This fast commemorates the salvation of the Israelite firstborns during the Plague of the Firstborn.