Dates When Simchas Cannot be Held 2016

 
Dates When Simchas Cannot be Held 2016

March
23rd: Fast of Esther
24th: Purim (Functions may take place after nightfall) 

April
22nd: Day before Pesach
23rd– 30th: Pesach 

May
10th– 25th: Sefirat Ha’Omer
27th – 31st: Sefirat Ha’Omer
(On these dates, functions, other than weddings, may take place. However, music and dancing should be avoided) 

June
1st –  6th: Sefirat Ha’Omer (On these dates, functions, other than weddings, may take place. However, music and dancing should be avoided)
12th – 13th: Shavuot 

July
24th: Fast of 17th Tammuz
25th – 31st: The Three Weeks (On these dates, functions, other than weddings, may take place. However, music and dancing should be avoided) 

August
1st – 13th: The Three Weeks (On these dates, functions, other than weddings, may take place. However, music and dancing should be avoided)
14th: Fast of 9th Av (Tisha B’Av) 

October
2nd: Day before Rosh Hashanah
3rd – 4th: Rosh Hashanah
5th: Fast of Gedaliah (Functions may take place after nightfall)
11th: Day before Yom Kippur
12th: Yom Kippur
16th: Day before Succot
17th– 23rd: Succot
24th – 25th: Shmini Atzeret and Simchat Torah