High Holidays 2022/5783

The Jewish High Holy Day season will be here before we know it!

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, begins Sunday night, September 25 at sundown and continues through Tuesday, September 27. People either celebrate one or two days of Rosh Hashanah.

Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, begins Tuesday, October 4 at sundown and continues through Wednesday, October 5 at sundown.

Sukkot, the joyful fall harvest holiday, begins Sunday, October 11 at sunset and continues through Sunday, October 16 at Sundown. The holiday concludes with Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah, whose dates vary based on custom.

There are a variety of offerings for students to celebrate the holidays, including community meals, services, tashlich, and a Sukkah on campus. Students can find out more about the on-campus High Holiday opportunities and sign up for dinners here

If you have any concerns about taking time off from classes, see the Class Attendance and University Holidays policy for details. The Jewish Virtual Library has more information on these days, considered the most sacred on the Jewish calendar. Please contact Josh Jeffreys, Jewish Chaplain and Director of Religious Life, if you have any questions.