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Jewish Celebrations In May 2021

The following is a collection of holidays, commemorations, observations and celebrations for the Jewish community during may 2021. For more information on the equivalence of dates in the Hebrew calendar and other calendars, please see Hebrew Calendar 5781.


[minor] This is a minor Jewish holiday.

[israel] National day in Israel.

[30days] This month has 30 days.

[yom-tov] This day is yom tov, so it has similar obligations and restrictions to Shabbat in the sense that normal work (melacha) is forbidden.

[judaism] In Judaism, this day begins at sundown on the evening before.

[Shalosh-Regalim] Pilgrimage to the Temple in Jerusalem.

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