Jewish Calendar

Free printable Jewish calendar 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024, and 2025. We also offer a free photo calendar with 1, 2, or 3 photos.

Jewish calendars

Jewish Calendar 2021

This is a 12-month Jewish calendar for 2021 in Word format and PDF. You can also download and print each month below.

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The week starts from Sunday until Saturday. At this stage, we don’t have a calendar that starts on Monday.

Jewish Calendar 2022

This is a 12 month 2022 Jewish calendar in Word format and PDF. You can also download and print each month below.

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Photo Calendar

With our free photo calendar maker, you can make a calendar with 1, 2 or 3 photos.

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Create Photo Calendar

You can either add generic photos to your calendar or you can connect them to the specific month. For example, during the month of Purim you can add a photo of your child’s purim costume. During the month of Shavuot (festival of the first harvest) you can add a photo of your child with their basket of Bikkurim. During the month of Lag Baomer add a photo from the bonfire. In November, when there are no Jewish holidays, then just add any photo you want.

FAQ

What is the Jewish calendar?

The Jewish calendar is used to determine the dates of the Jewish holidays, the Torah portions, Jewish memorial dates for the death of a relative, etc.

It is a lunisolar calendar based on lunar months of 29 days alternating with 30 days. The lunar year is about 11 days shorter than the solar year. Therefore, an additional month is added every 2-3 years to balance the difference between the lunar year of 12 lunar months and the solar year. 

According to the Hebrew calendar, the Jewish day starts at sunset rather than midnight. Therefore, Jewish holidays begin at sunset the day before the date on the calendar. 

Do you also have a Hebrew calendar?

Yes, see the Hebrew calendar.

When does the Jewish year start?

The Jewish calendar year starts on Rosh Hashana (the Jewish New Year). This usually falls around September or October but it is determined by the Jewish / Hebrew calendar so the date on the Gregorian calendar usually changes each year. 

What is the first month of the Jewish calendar?

Tishrei

Tishrei is the first month of the Jewish year. The first day of Tishrei begins with a period of repentance. There are many Jewish holidays in Tishrei.

The first two holidays are known as the High Holy Days. The first ten days of Tishrei are known as the Ten Days of Repentance.

  • Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) falls on the first day of Tishrei. The Jewish New Year starts a period of repentance and prayer which lasts 10 days and ends on Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement). Traditional, honey and sweet food are eaten to symbolize a sweet year ahead. Pomegranates are also typically eaten on Rosh Hashanah. Pomegranates are said to have exactly 613 seeds symbolizing the 613 commandments of the Torah. The shofar is also sounded.
  • Yom Kippur (The Day of Atonement) is the day when people are judged for their behavior the previous year. During this day, people fast and pray. 
  • Sukkot (The Feast of Tabernacles) this holiday is in remembrance of the journey that the Jews took from ancient Egypt to the Promised Land during which they lived in temporary houses (Sukkot).
  • Shemini Atzeret — This holiday occurs on the 8th day of Sukkot. 
  • Simchat Torah — Rejoicing in the Torah. 

How many months in the Jewish calendar?

There are 12 months in the Jewish calendar. The Jewish months are Tishri, Heshvan, Kislev, Tevet, Shevat, Adar, Nisan, Iyar, Sivan, Tammuz, Av, and Elul. 

In a leap year, there are 13 Jewish calendar months and Adar is replaced by Adar I (called Adar Aleph) and Adar II (called Adar Bet).

What year is it in the Jewish calendar?

5782 – The eve of the 6th of September 2021 until 25th of September 2022

5783 – The eve of the 25th of September 2022 until 15th of September 2023

5784 – The eve of the 15th of September 2023 until 2nd of October 2024

5785 – The eve of the 2nd of October 2024 until 22nd of October 2025

The printable calendar can help you work out what Jewish year it is in any given month.

When did the Jewish calendar start?

The starting point of Hebrew chronology is the year 3761 BC. This is the date that the world was created according to the Old Testament. 

Does the printable calendar include Jewish holidays?

Yes, the Jewish holiday calendar includes major Jewish holidays and some smaller holidays as well.

When are the Jewish holidays in 2021?

The Jewish holidays in 2021 are all listed in the calendar above. You can either print the entire year (as a PDF or Word file) or a specific month that interests you. For example, if you want to see the Jewish holidays in September 2021 (the High holidays) then print September 2021 only.  

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