Dates When Simchas Cannot be Held 2018

Dates When Simchas Cannot be Held 2018

February

28th Fast of Esther

March - April

1st Purim

30th  Day before Pesach

31st  March -  7th April Pesach
*17th April – 2nd May Sefirat Ha’Omer 

May

*4th – 14th Sefirat Ha’Omer

*On the above May dates, functions, other than weddings, may take place. However, music and dancing should be avoided
20th – 21st Shavuot 

July

1st Fast of 17th Tammuz

**2nd – 20th  The Three Weeks
**On the above July dates, functions, other than weddings, may take place. However, music and dancing should be avoided

21st  Erev 9th Av

22nd Fast of 9th Av (Tisha B’Av) 

September
9th Day before Rosh Hashanah

10th – 11th Rosh Hashanah
12th Fast of Gedaliah Functions may take place after nightfall
18th Day before Yom Kippur
19th Yom Kippur

23rd Day before Succot

24th – 30th Succot

October

1st – 2nd Shmini Atzeret and Simchat Torah

December
18th Fast of Tevet Functions may take place after nightfall