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MAJOR RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS 2015-16

 

Date Holiday Religion
Sept. 5 Krishna Janmashtami Hindu
Sept. 14-15 Rosh Hashanah Jewish

Sept. 18

Paryushana Parva Jain

Sept. 22-23

Yom Kippur Jewish
Sept. 23-26 Eid-ul-Adha Muslim
Sept. 28-Oct. 4 Sukkot
Jewish
Oct. 5 Shemini Atzeret Jewish
Oct. 6 Simchat Torah Jewish
Oct. 14 Al-Hijira (Islamic New Year) Muslim
Oct. 20 Birth of the Bab Baha'i
Nov. 11 Diwali Hindu
Nov. 12 Birth of Bahá'u'lláh Baha'i
Dec. 7-14 Hanukkah Jewish
Dec. 25 Christmas Christian
Jan. 1 Gantan-sai (New Years) Shinto
Feb. 3 Setsebun sai Shinto
Feb. 8 Chinese New Year Chinese
Feb. 10 Ash Wednesday Christian
Mar. 21 Naw-Rz (New Year) Baha'i
Mar. 23 Magha Puja Day Buddhist
Mar. 24 Purim Jewish
Mar. 25 Good Friday Christian
Mar. 27 Easter Christian
Apr. 11-12 Passover (Last 2 days) Jewish
Apr. 14 Baisakhi (Vaisakhi) Sikh
Apr. 23-30 Pesach (Passover) Jewish
Apr. 29 Ridvan Baha'i
Apr. 30 Mahavir Jayanti Jain
May 5 Ascension Day Christian
May 15 Visakha Puja Buddhist
June 6 Ramadan (First day) Christian
June 12-13 Shavuot Jewish
July 7-9 Eid al Fitr Islam

NOTE: Muslim holidays begin at sunset on the evening before the date given. Muslim holidays are based on a lunar calendar, and the actual dates are determined by direct observation of the moon and announced by the mosque.

Jewish holidays begin at sunset on the evening before the date given.

Orthodox Christian holidays begin at sunset on the evening before the date given.

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