2013 -2014 Academic Year Religious Holidays

SEPTEMBER 2013

September 5-6 - Rosh Hashanah* - Judaism

September 10 - Paryushan**- Jain

September 14 - Yom Kipper* - Judaism

September 19-26 – Sukkot* - Judaism

September 26-27 – Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah * - Judaism

 

OCTOBER 2013

October 5-13 - Navatari** - Hindu

October 14-16 – Eid al Adha* ** - Islam

 

NOVEMBER 2013

November 3-7 – Diwali – Deepavali** - Hindu - Jain - Sikh

 

DECEMBER 2013

December 25 – Christmas - Christian

 

JANUARY 2014

January 7 – Eastern Orthodox Christmas - Orthodox Christian

January 31 – Chinese New Year - Confucian, Daoist, Buddhist

 

MARCH 2014

March 5 – Ash Wednesday – Christian

 

APRIL 2014

April 14 – Baisakhi (New Year) - Sikh

April 15-16 – Pesach (Passover) First two days* - Judaism

April 18 – Good Friday – Christian – Orthodox Christian

April 20 – Easter – Christian  – Orthodox Christian

April 21-22 – Pesach (Passover) – Last two days* - Jewish

 

JUNE 2014

June 4-5 – Shavuot* - Judaism

 

JULY 2014

July 25-27 – Lailatul Kadar*** - Islam

July 28-29 – Eid-ul-Fitr*** - Islam

 

Note:

1. * Holy days usually begin at sundown the day before this dates.

2. ** Local or regional customs may use a variation of this dates.

3. *** Major Muslim holy day. Date is approximated to sighting based on lunar calendar.