The Festival Days

Rosh Chodesh (Hebrew: ראש חודש‎; trans. Beginning of the Thorah Biblical Month; lit. (Head of the Month) is the name for the first day of every month in the Ghabaray (Hebrew) calendar.

" And it shall be that from New Moon ( New Month ) to New Moon ( New Month ), and from Sabbath to Sabbath, all flesh shall come to worship before Me, declares YAH'OH.

Yasha-Ya'oh 66:23 ( Isaiah ) 

Passover ( Pesach )

On the 14th day of Abib (1st Month)

In the first month on the fourteenth of the month in the afternoon is the time of the Pesach (Passover) offering to YAH'OH. (Lev 23:5)


In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month in the evening shall you eat matzos, until the twenty first day of the month in the evening. (Ex12:18)

Unleavened Bread  (Matzos)

On the 15th through the 21st day of Abib (1st Month)

Eat Matzos from the 14th to the 21st

And on the fifteenth day of this month is the Festival of Matzos to YAH'OH; you shall eat matzos for a seven day period. (Lev 23:6)


On the first day there shall be a holy convocation for you; you shall do no laborious work. On the seventh day shall be a holy convocation; you shall do no laborious work. (Lev 23:7-8)

After the Festival of Matzos until 

 The Omer (First Fruits)

Please Note:

After the Festival of Matzos is over then the following applies:

From the 22nd of the first month until the 26th of the first month NO BREAD or KERNELS are to be eaten.


You shall not eat bread or roasted kernels or plump kernels until this very day, until you bring the offering of your Ala-aym; it is an eternal decree for your generations in all your dwelling places. (Lev 23:14)

Feast of First Fruits 

( Festival of Weeks ) -The Omer

On the 26th day of the month Abib ( 1st Month )

You shall not eat bread or roasted kernels or plump kernels until this very day, until you bring an offering to Ala-aym; it is an eternal decree for your generations in all your dwelling places. (Lev 23:14)


You shall count for yourselves - from the morrow of the rest day, from the day you bring the Omer of the waving - seven weeks, they shall be complete. Until the morrow of the seventh week you shall count, fifty days; and you shall offer a new meal -offering to YAH'OH. (Lev 23:15-16)

Feast of Weeks (Shavous)

On the 15th of the 3rd Month

From your dwelling places you shall bring bread that shall be waved, two loaves made of two tenth-ephah, they shall be fine flour, they shall be baked leavened; first offerings to YAH'OH. (Lev 23:17)


You shall convoke on this very day - there shall be a holy convocation for yourselves - you shall do no laborious work; it is an eternal decree in your dwelling places for your generations. (Lev 23:21)

Feast of Trumpets ( Yom Teru 'ah )

On the 1st Day of Ethanim ( 7th Month )

In the seventh month, on the first of the month, there shall be a rest day for you, a rememberance with shofar (trumpets) blasts, a holy convocation. You shall not do any laborious work,... (Lev 23:24-25)

Day of Atonement ( Yom Kippurim )

On the 10th day of Ethanim ( 7th Month )

* This festal period begins on the evening of the ninth day.

"It is a Sabbath of rest to you, and you shall afflict your beings. On the ninth day of the new moon at evening, from evening to evening, you observe your Sabbath". (Wayiqra - Leviticus 23:32)

Feast of Tabernacles ( Sukkot ) & 

Eighth Day (Shemini Atzeres)

The 15th day​ through the 22nd day of Ethanim, (7th Month)

On the fifteenth day of this seventh month is the Festival of Succos, a seven-day period to YAH'OH. On the first day is a holy convocation, you shall not do any laborious work... (Lev23: 34-35)

8th Day - Shemini Atzeres

On the eighth day there shall be a holy convocation for you and you shall offer a fire offering to YAH'OH, it is an assembly, you shall not do any laborious work. (Lev23:36)