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Biblical Calendar for 2011

(Established by the Barley Harvest in Israel)

This year because the barley harvest was not ready in March, the biblical and traditional Jewish calendars agree. 

Unleavened Bread/Passover

Passover will be right before sunset on April 18.  At sunset Unleavened Bread begins and runs through sunset on April 25.

Shavuot

Shavuot will begin at sunset on June 11 and run through sunset on June 12.

Feast of Trumpets

Trumpets will begin at sunset on September 29 and run through sunset on September 30.

Yom Kippur (The Day of Atonement)

Day of Atonement will begin at sunset on October 8 and run through sunset on October 9.  This is a day of fasting and humbling oneself before the LORD.

Feast of Tabernacles

Tabernacles will begin at sunset on October 13 and run through sunset on October 21.  From sunset the 20 to 21 is the Last Great Day of the Feast.  No fasting is allowed biblically during Tabernacles.

Hanukkah

Hanukkah will begin at sunset on December 20 and run through sunset on December 28th.