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Ends nightfall of Saturday, April 30, 2016. No work permitted on April 23 - 24 and April 29 - 30. Work is permitted only on April 25 - 28 with certain restrictions. Yizkor is recited on Passover, Saturday, April 30. Passover (Pesach) celebrates the deliverance of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt.
No work permitted on March 28 - 29 and April 3 - 4. Work is permitted only on March 30 - April 2 with certain restrictions. Yizkor is recited on Passover, Sunday, April 4 Passover (Pesach) celebrates the deliverance of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt.
Here’s the holiday breakdown: Rosh Hashanah: work is prohibited. Yom Kippur: work is prohibited just as on Shabbat (neither of the above two exceptions apply). Sukkot: work is prohibited on the first two days (first day only in Israel); during the next four days of Chol Hamoed (five days in Israel), work
No work permitted on March 31 - April 1 and April 6 - 7. Work is permitted only on April 2 - 5 with certain restrictions. Yizkor is recited on Passover, Saturday, April 7 Passover (Pesach) celebrates the deliverance of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt.
There are certain holidays when work is not permitted or should be avoided. These holidays are Purim, Passover, Shavuot, Tisha B’Av, Rosh HaShana, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret, and Simchat Torah. During Hanukkah, you are allowed to work but not during Shabbat. Apart from these holidays, there are a few holidays when work can be commenced.
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The Jewish day begins and ends at sundown. Thus, all holidays begin at sundown on the first day and end at nightfall on the last day shown in the calendar below. Descriptions of these holidays can be found by clicking on About the Jewish Holidays.
For a discussion of why Jewish holidays occur on different days every year, see Jewish Calendar. Work on Holidays. Work is not permitted on Rosh Hashanah, on Yom Kippur, on the first and second days of Sukkot, on Shemini Atzeret, on Simchat Torah, on Shavu'ot, and the first, second, seventh and eighth days of Passover.
Strictly observant Jews do not work, go to school or carry out any business on the first two and last two days of Passover (first one day and last one day for some branches). This is a requirement of Jewish law; however, only about 10% of the American Jewish population observes this …