The Jewish Calendar

October 14, 2014
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Wednesday, October 15
(Tishri 21), Hoshana Rabbah; eruv tavshilin. The festival of Shemini Atzeret begins in London at 5.53; Bournemouth 5.56; Leeds 5.50; Manchester 5.58; Tyneside 5.50; Glasgow 6.02; Jerusalem 5.31 (local time).

Thursday, October 6

(Tishri 22), Shemini Atzeret. Portion:Deuteronomy 14:22 to 16:17 and Numbers 29:35 to 30:1. Haftarah: I Kings 8:54-66. Yizkor.

Lighting of candles on Simchat Torah evening in London is at 6.52; Bournemouth 7.03; Leeds 6.44; Manchester 7.00; Tyneside 6.56; Glasgow 7.07; Jerusalem (festival ends) 6.42.

Friday, October 17
(Tishri 23), Simchat Torah. Portion: Deuteronomy 33:1 to end of book; Genesis 1:1 to 2:3 and Numbers 29:35 to 30:1. Haftarah: Joshua 1:1-18 (Sephardim: Joshua 1:1-9).

Shabbat begins, and the festival ends, in London at 5.49; Bournemouth 5.52; Leeds 5.45; Manchester 5.53; Tyneside 5.45; Glasgow 5.57; Jerusalem 5.29.

Saturday, October 18
(Tishri 24), Shabbat Bereshit. Portion: Bereshit, Genesis 1:1 to 6:8. Haftarah: Isaiah 42:5 to 43:10 (Sephardim: Isaiah 42:5-21). Blessing of the New Moon.

Shabbat ends in London at 6.48; Bournemouth 6.59; Leeds 6.52; Manchester 6.56; Tyneside 6.51; Glasgow 7.02; Jerusalem 6.40.

Friday, October 24
(Tishri 30), first day Rosh Chodesh Marcheshvan, Shabbat begins in London at 5.34; Bournemouth 5.38; Leeds 5.29; Manchester 5.38; Tyneside 5.30; Glasgow 5.40; Jerusalem 5.21.

    Last updated: 12:30pm, October 14 2014