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Is March 9 2017 Part Of A Jewish Celebration?

The following is a collection of holidays, commemorations, observations and celebrations for the Jewish community during Thursday, 2017-03-09. For more information on the equivalence of dates in the Hebrew calendar and other calendars, please see Hebrew Calendar 5777.

  • Fast of Esther:

    [minorfast][substitute] The Fast of Esther, observed on the 13th day of the Hebrew month of Adar and when the year has two Adar months, it is observed only in the 2nd Adar, is a Jewish on Purim eve, commemorating the three-day fast observed by the Jewish people in the story of Purim.


[minorfast] A minor fast is observed from before dawn to nightfall.

[substitute] This is a substitute day. Fast of Esther moved from 2017-03-11.

Content last updated on 2016-08-23T15:26:00Z