Feasts of Israel



POSITION
OF MONTH IN SACRED
YEAR


MONTH

MODERN EQUIVALENT


FESTIVALS

SEASONS AND PRODUCTIONS






1







Nisan/Abib







March-April

14. Passover, Pesah
(Ex.12:1-13, 21-27; Lev.23:4-5; Dt.16:1-3, 5-7)
15-21. Unleavened Bread,
Haghammassot
(Ex.12:14-20; Lev.23:6-8; Dt. 16:4,8)

Day After Sabbath
(16) First Fruits, Wave-Sheaf,
Bikkurim, Omer
(Lev.23:10-14)

Spring Rains (Dt.11:14)
Floods (Josh 3:5)
Barley Ripe




(April June: Harvest)



3




Sivan




May-June

Fifty Days After First-Fruits
(5) Pentecost, Shabuoth, Feast of Weeks, Feast of Harvest
(Ex.23:16; 34:22; Num.28:26; Lev.23:16-21; Dt.16:9-
12)



Wheat Harvest
Vine Tending




7





Tishri





Sept Oct

1. Trumpets, Rosh Hashanah, Yom T’rua
(Num.29:1-6; Lev.23:24-25; Num.28:11-15)
10. Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur
(Lev.16:1-34; Num.29:7-11; Lev.23:26-31; Ex.30:10-
20)
15-21. Tabernacles, Hag Hassukkot
(Lev.23:34; Num.29:12-38; Ex.23:16; 34:22; Dt.16:13)

Seed Time

Former or Early Rains
Begin (Joel 2:23)

Plowing and Sowing
Begins

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