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JEWISH HOLY DAYS AND COMMEMORATIONS

SEPT. 1, 2015 – AUG. 31, 2016 Academic Year

HOLY DAYS  (No school in session and no testing on the following day)
Monday September 14, 2015 Rosh Hashana - Day 1
Tuesday September 15, 2015 Rosh Hashana - Day 2
Wednesday September 23, 2015 Yom Kippur
Monday September 28, 2015 Sukkot - Day 1
Tuesday September 29, 2015 Sukkot - Day 2
Monday October 5, 2015 Shmini Atzeret
Tuesday October 6, 2015 Simchat Torah
Thursday March 24, 2016 Purim
Saturday April 23, 2016 Passover - Day 1
Sunday April 24, 2016 Passover - Day 2
Friday April 29, 2016 Passover - Day 7
Saturday April 30, 2016 Passover - Day 8
Sunday June 12, 2016 Shavuot - Day 1
Monday June 13, 2016 Shavuot - Day 2
Sunday August 14, 2016 Tisha B’Av

 

SPECIAL DAYS OF COMMEMORATION (Preferably no tests are given)
Sunday September 13, 2015 Eve of Rosh Hashana
Wednesday September 16, 2015 Fast of Gedalia
Tuesday September 22, 2015 Eve of Yom Kippur
Sunday September 27, 2015 Eve of Sukkot
Wednesday - Saturday September 30 - October 3, 2015 Intermediate Days of Sukkot
Sunday October 4, 2015 Hoshana Rabba/Eve of Shmini Atzeret
Tuesday December 22, 2015 Fast Day (Tenth of Tevet)
Wednesday March 23, 2016 Fast Day ( Fast of Esther)
Friday April 22, 2016 Eve of Passover
Monday - Thursday April 25 - 28, 2016 Intermediate Days of Passover
Saturday June 11, 2016 Eve of Shavuot
Sunday July 24, 2016 Fast Day (Fast of Tammuz)
Saturday August 13, 2016 Eve of Tisha B’Av

 

 OTHER JEWISH DAYS OF COMMEMORATION (No special treatment)
Sunday - Monday Dec. 6 - 14 , 2015 Chanukah
Monday January 25, 2016 Tu Bishvat
Thursday May 5, 2016 Yom HaShoah
Wednesday May 11, 2016 Yom HaZikaron
Thursday May 12, 2016 Yom HaAtzmaut
Thursday May 26, 2016 Lag B’Omer
Sunday June 5, 2016 Yom Yerushalaim

 

 LEGAL HOLIDAYS THAT HAVE BEEN DESIGNATED BY THE DEP. OF HR AS DAYS OFF
Monday September 7, 2015 Labor Day
Thursday - Friday November 26 - 27, 2015 Thanksgiving
Friday January 1, 2016 New Year’s Day
Monday January 18, 2016 Martin Luther King Day
Monday February 15, 2016 Presidents’ Day
Monday May 30, 2016 Memorial Day
Monday July 4, 2016 Independence Day