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Tips for Using eLua? 5781Front MatterTitle PageCopyright PageContentsAbout the AuthorsLua? Editions / Lua? ExtrasWhat's New in the Lua?Guide to TransliterationsGuide to Symbols and ConventionsJewish Commemorations 57815784About the Year 5781HEBREW CALENDAR 5781Elul 5780Rosh ?odesh Elul Day 2 Shabbat Shofetim Shabbat Ki tetse Shabbat Ki tavo Shabbat Nitsavim + Vayelekh Motsa'ey Shabbat Conclusion of Shabbat Leyl Seli?ot Erev Rosh Hashanah Tishrey 5781Rosh Hashanah Day 1 Rosh Hashanah Day 2 Tsom Gedalyah Tishrey 4Tishrey 5Tishrey 6Erev Shabbat Day before Shabbat Shabbat ?Ha'azinu Shabbat ShuvahErev Yom Kippur Yom Kippur Motsa'ey ?Yom Kippur Tishrey 1?3Erev Sukkot Day before Sukkot Shabbat Sukkot Day 1 Sukkot Day 2 Sukkot ?ol Hamo'ed Day 1Sukkot ?ol Hamo'ed Day 2Sukkot ?ol Hamo'ed Day 3Sukkot ?ol Hamo'ed Day 4Hosha'na Rabbah Shemini Atseret Sim?at Torah Motsa'ey Yom Tov Conclusion of Yom TovTishrey 25Shabbat Bereshit Shabbat Ma?ar ?odeshRosh ?odesh ?eshvan Day 1 ?eshvan 5781Rosh ?odesh ?eshvan Day 2 ?eshvan 2Shabbat Noa? Shabbat Lekh lekha Shabbat Vayera Shabbat ?ayyey sarah Erev Rosh ?odesh Kislev 5781Rosh ?odesh Kislev Shabbat Toledot Shabbat Vayetse Shabbat Vayishla? Kislev 20Erev ?anukkah Day before ?anukkah ?anukkah Day 1 Shabbat Vayeshev ?anukkah Day 2?anukkah Day 3 ?anukkah Day 4 ?anukkah Day 5 Tevet 5781Rosh ?odesh Tevet ?anukkah Day 6 ?anukkah Day 7 ?anukkah Day 8 Shabbat Mikkets Asarah Betevet Shabbat Vayiggash Shabbat Vay?i Shabbat Shemot Erev Rosh ?odesh Shevat 5781Rosh ?odesh Shevat Shabbat Va'era Shabbat Bo Erev Tu Bishvat Day before Tu Bishvat Tu Bishvat 15th of Shevat Shabbat Beshalla? Shabbat ShirahChanting Shirat HayamShabbat Yitro Chanting Aseret HadibberotErev Rosh ?odesh Rosh ?odesh Adar Day 1 Adar 5781Shabbat Mishpatim Shabbat Shekalim Rosh ?odesh Adar Day 2 Shabbat Terumah Shabbat ZakhorTa'anit Ester Purim Shabbat Tetsavveh Shushan PurimShabbat Ki tissa Shabbat ParahShabbat Vayakhel + Pekudey Shabbat Ha?odeshNisan 5781Rosh ?odesh Nisan Shabbat Vayikra Ta'anit Bekhorim Fast of the Firstborn Bedikat ?amets The Search for ?amets Bi'ur ?amets Destruction of the ?amets Shabbat Tsav Shabbat HagadolPesa? Day 1 Pesa? Day 2 Pesa? ?ol Hamo'ed Day 1Pesa? ?ol Hamo'ed Day 2Pesa? ?ol Hamo'ed Day 3Pesa? ?ol Hamo'ed Day 4Pesa? Day 7 Pesa? Day 8 Motsa'ey ?Yom Tov Conclusion of Yom TovNisan 24Nisan 25Yom Hasho'ah Vehagevurah Nisan 27Shabbat Shemini Erev Rosh ?odesh Rosh ?odesh Iyyar Day 1 Iyyar 5781Rosh ?odesh Iyyar Day 2 Yom Hazikkaron Yom Ha'atsma'ut Iyyar 4Shabbat Tazria + Metsora Motsa'ey Shabbat Conclusion of Shabbat Iyyar 7Iyyar 8Iyyar 9Iyyar 10Iyyar 11Shabbat A?arey mot + Kedoshim Iyyar 13Pesa? Sheni The 2nd Pesa? Iyyar 15Iyyar 16Erev Lag Ba'omer Lag Ba'omer Day 33 of the Omer Shabbat Emor Motsa'ey Shabbat Conclusion of Shabbat Iyyar 21Iyyar 22Iyyar 23Iyyar 24Iyyar 25Shabbat Behar + Be?ukkotay Erev Yom Yerushalayim Yom Yerushalayim Erev Rosh ?odesh Sivan 5781Rosh ?odesh Sivan Sivan 2Sivan 3Shabbat Bemidbar Motsa'ey Shabbat Conclusion of Shabbat Erev Shavu'otShavu'ot Day 1 Shavu'ot Day 2 Motsa'ey ?Yom Tov Conclusion of Yom TovSivan 9Shabbat Naso Sivan 13Shabbat Beha'alotekha Shabbat Shela? lekha Erev Rosh ?odesh Rosh ?odesh Tammuz Day 1 Tammuz 5781Rosh ?odesh Tammuz Day 2 Shabbat Kora? Shabbat ?ukkat Shabbat Balak Shiv'ah Asar Betammuz Shabbat Pine?as Av 5781Shabbat Mattot + Mas'ey Rosh ?odesh Av Erev ShabbatShabbat Devarim Shabbat ?azonTish'ah Be'av Av ?10Shabbat Va'et?annan Shabbat Na?amuChanting Aseret HadibberotShabbat EkevShabbat Re'eh Shabbat Ma?ar ?odeshRosh ?odesh Elul Day 1 Elul 5781Rosh ?odesh Elul Day 2 Shabbat Shofetim Shabbat Ki tetse Shabbat Ki tavo Motsa'ey Shabbat Conclusion of Shabbat Leyl Seli?ot Shabbat Nitsavim Motsa'ey Shabbat Conclusion of Shabbat Erev Rosh Hashanah SECULAR CALENDAR 2020-2021Aug 2020Thu 20 Aug (evening)Fri 21 AugSat 22 AugSat 29 Aug (daytime)Sat 29 Aug (night)Sep 2020Sat 5 SepSat 12 Sep (daytime)Sat 12 Sep (evening)Sat 12 Sep (night)Fri 18 Sep (daytime)Fri 18 Sep (evening)Sat 19 Sep (morning)Sat 19 Sep (evening)Sun 20 Sep (morning)Sun 20 Sep (evening)Mon 21 Sep (morning)Mon 21 Sep (evening)Tue 22 Sep (daytime)Tue 22 Sep (evening)Wed 23 Sep (daytime)Wed 23 Sep (evening)Thu 24 Sep (daytime)Thu 24 Sep (evening)Fri 25 Sep 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MayFri 7 MaySat 8 May (morning)Sat 8 May (evening)Sun 9 May (afternoon)Sun 9 May (evening)Mon 10 May (daytime)Mon 10 May (evening)Tue 11 May (afternoon)Tue 11 May (evening)Wed 12 May (morning)Wed 12 May (evening)Thu 13 May (daytime)Thu 13 May (evening)Fri 14 May (daytime)Fri 14 May (evening)Sat 15 May (daytime)Sat 15 May (evening)Sat 15 May (night)Sun 16 May (afternoon)Sun 16 May (evening)Mon 17 May (morning)Mon 17 May (evening)Tue 18 May (morning)Tue 18 May (evening)Wed 19 MayThu 20 MaySat 22 MayMon 24 MaySat 29 MayJun 2021Sat 5 JunWed 9 Jun (afternoon)Wed 9 Jun (evening)Thu 10 Jun (morning)Thu 10 Jun (evening)Fri 11 JunSat 12 JunSat 19 Jun (daytime)Sat 19 Jun (night)Sat 26 Jun (morning)Sat 26 Jun (evening)Sun 27 JunJul 2021Sat 3 JulFri 9 Jul (evening)Sat 10 JulFri 16 Jul (daytime)Fri 16 Jul (evening)Sat 17 Jul (morning)Sat 17 Jul (evening)Sun 18 Jul (morning)Sun 18 Jul (evening)Mon 19 JulSat 24 JulSat 31 JulAug 2021Sat 7 Aug (daytime)Sat 7 Aug (evening)Sun 8 Aug (morning)Sun 8 Aug (evening)Mon 9 AugSat 14 Aug (morning)Sat 14 Aug (night)Sat 21 AugSat 28 Aug (daytime)Sat 28 Aug (evening)Sat 28 Aug (night)Sep 2021Sat 4 Sep (morning)Sat 4 Sep (evening)Mon 6 Sep (daytime)HOLIDAY OBSERVANCESSeli?ot Penitential PrayersRosh HashanahLooking Ahead to Rosh HashanahTeki'at Shofar Hearing the Sounds of the ShofarPreparing to Celebrate with a New Fruit or with New ClothesBefore Rosh HashanahCooking for Shabbat and Yom TovPreparing a Flame for Yom TovRosh Hashanah Day 1 and Day 2Candle Lighting Day 1Candle Lighting for Yom Tov after ShabbatRosh Hashanah Meals Day 1 and Day 2Celebrating with a New Fruit or New ClothesTashlikh Yom KippurBefore Yom KippurLast Meal before the FastMemorial CandleResting CandleYom Kippur Prohibitions and PracticesBefore Leaving for the SynagogueCandle Lighting for Yom KippurBlessing the ChildrenBefore Kol NidreySukkotLooking Ahead to SukkotBuilding a SukkahAcquiring Lulav and EtrogPreparing for SukkotCooking for Shabbat and Yom TovThe Lulav AssemblyPreparing a Flame for Yom TovMitsvot throughout SukkotEating in the SukkahTaking the Lulav and Waving the Lulav (not on Shabbat)Sukkot Day 1 and Day 2Candle Lighting for Yom Tov Day 1Candle Lighting for Yom Tov after ShabbatKiddush Day 1 and Day 2Yom Tov Meals Day 1 and Day 2Waving the Lulav during Hallel (not on Shabbat)Circling the Sanctuary with Lulav and EtrogTefillin during ?ol Hamo'edHosha'na RabbahHosha'na Prayers and ProcessionsAravot The 5 Willow BranchesShemini Atseret and Sim?at TorahPreparing for Yom TovCooking for Shabbat and Yom TovPreparing a Flame for Yom TovYom Tov Day 1 and Day 2Candle Lighting for Yom Tov Day 1Candle Lighting for Yom Tov after ShabbatYom Tov Meals Day 1 and Day 2Mashiv Harua?Celebrating with the Torah on Sim?at TorahAttah Hor'eytaHakkafotReading the Torah on Sim?at Torah MorningThe 1st Scroll: Completing the Reading of the TorahThe 2nd Scroll: Beginning the Reading of the Torah Anew?anukkahGeneral Instructions for Candle Lighting at HomeCandle Lighting TimesSetup for the ?anukkiyyah (Menorah, Candelabra)Lighting and BerakhotSpecial Instructions for the SynagoguePurimThe 5 Mitsvot of PurimProcedure for Chanting Megillat EsterBefore Chanting the MegillahChanting the MegillahAfter Chanting the MegillahPesa?Looking Ahead to Pesa?Kosher-for-Pesa? Egg Matsah for Shabbat MealsCooking for Shabbat and Yom TovFast of the Firstborn (Daytime Fast)Siyyum and Se'udat MitsvahIn PreparationSearching for ?ametsDisposing of ?ametsBefore ShabbatPreparing a Flame for Yom TovShabbat before Pesa?MealsBittul ?amets (Nullification of ?amets)Pesa? Days 1 and 2Candle Lighting for Yom Tov after ShabbatCandle Lighting for Yom Tov Day 2Pesa? Meals Day 1 and Day 2Morid HatalCounting OmerAt NightIn the MorningTefillin during ?ol Hamo'edBefore Pesa? Day 7Cooking for Shabbat and Yom TovPreparing a Flame for Yom TovPesa? Day 7 and Day 8Candle Lighting for Shabbat and Pesa? Day 7Candle Lighting for Yom Tov after ShabbatPesa? Meals Day 7 and Day 8Yom Ha'atsma'utShavu'otBefore Shavu'otPreparing a Flame for Yom TovShavu'ot Day 1 and Day 2Arvit Day 1: Completing 7 Full Weeks of the OmerCandle Lighting for Yom Tov Day 1Candle Lighting for Yom Tov Day 2Yom Tov Meals Day 1 and Day 2Tikkun Leyl Shavu'otSeli?ot Penitential Prayers before 5782Rosh Hashanah 5782Looking Ahead to Rosh HashanahTeki'at Shofar Hearing the Sounds of the ShofarPreparing to Celebrate with a New Fruit or with New ClothesBefore Rosh HashanahPreparing a Flame for Yom TovOTHER COMMEMORATIONSTsom GedalyahAsarah BetevetTa'anit EsterYom Hasho'ah VehagevurahYom HazikkaronLag Ba'omerYom YerushalayimThe 3 WeeksShiv'ah Asar BetammuzThe 9 DaysRestrictionsThe 10th of AvPreparing Shoes for Tish'ah Be'avTish'ah Be'avSe'udah Shelishit before Tish'ah Be'avTish'ah Be'av ProhibitionsProcedures in the SynagogueCreating the Tish'ah Be'av MoodChanting Megillat EykhahReciting KinotSPECIAL SHABBATOTShabbat ?anukkahShabbat ShirahChanting Shirat HayamShabbat ShekalimShabbat ZakhorShabbat ParahShabbat Ha?odeshShabbat HagadolShabbat ?azonShabbat Na?amuAppendixesSefirat Ha'omerBirkat KohanimKiddush LevanahDetermining the Date of a YortsaytBack Cover
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