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MAJOR RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS 2014-15

 

Date Holiday Religion
Feb. 17 Maha Shivaratri Hindu
March 3 Great Lent Begins Orthodox Christian
March 5 Ash Wednesday Christian
March 16 Purim Jewish
March 17-18 Holi Hindu
April 15-16 Passover
(first two days)
Jewish
April 18 Good/Holy Friday Christian
April 20 Easter Christian
April 20 Pascha (Easter) Orthodox Christian
April 21 Ridvan Baha'i
June 28 First Day of Ramadan Muslim
July 28 Eid-al-Fitr (end of Ramadan) Muslim
Sept. 25-26 Rosh Hashanah Jewish
Oct. 4 Yom Kippur Jewish
Oct. 9 Sukkot
(first two days)
Jewish

Oct. 16

Simchat Azteret Jewish
Oct. 17 Simchat Torah Jewish
Sept. 25-Oct. 3 Navaratri Hindu
Oct. 4 Dussehra Hindu
Oct. 4-5 Eid-al-Adha Muslim
Oct. 19-20 Birth of the Bab Baha'i
Oct. 23 Diwali Hindu
Nov. 12 Birth of Bahá'u'lláh Baha'i
Dec. 17-24 Hanukkah Jewish
Dec. 25 Christmas Christian

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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Passover

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