Religious Life at Muhlenberg College

Religious Life at Muhlenberg College

Holy Days and Religious Observances

 

July 2013    
July 9-August 7 (begins at sundown July 8) Ramadan § Islam
July 16 (begins at sundown July 15) Tisha B'Av Judaism
     
August 2013    
August 8 (begins at sundown Aug. 7) Eid al-Fitr Islam
     
September 2013    
September 5-6 (begins at sundown Sept. 4)
Rosh HaShanah Ĥ
Judaism
September 8 Tzom Gedaliah § Judaism
September 10 Paryushana § Jain
September 14 (begins at sundown Sept. 13)
Yom Kippur Ĥ
Judaism
September 19-20 (begins at sundown Sept. 18) Sukkot Ĥ Judaism
September 26 (begins at sundown Sept. 25) Shemini Atzeret ƒ Judaism
Septermber 27 (begins at sundown Sept. 26) Simchat Torah ƒ Judaism
     
October 2013    
October 15 (begins at sundown Oct. 14) Eid ul Adha ƒ Islam
     
November 2013    
November 1 All Saints Day Christian
November 2 All Souls Day Christian
November 3 Diwali Hinduism/Jain/Sikh
     
December 2013    
December 8 Bodhi Buddhism
December 8 Feast of the Immaculate Conception Christian
December 13 Asara B'Tevet §  Judaism
November 28-December 5 (begins at sundown Nov. 27 Hanukkah Judaism
December 25 Christmas Christian
     
January 2014    
January 16 (begins at sundown Jan. 15) Tu B'Shvat Judaism
     
February 2014    
     
March 2014    
March 5 Ash Wednesday § Christian
March 13 Ta'anit Esther § Judaism
March 16 (begins sundown March 15) Purim Judaism
March 17 Holi § Hinduism
     
April 2014    
April 13 Palm Sunday Christian
April 14 Ta'anit Becchorot § Judaism
April 15-April 22 (begins at sundown Apr. 14) Passover Ĥ (fasthing and work restriction on Apr. 15-16, Apr. 21-22) Judaism
April 18 Good Friday/Holy Friday § Christian
April 20 Easter Christian
April 28 Yom HaShoah Judaism
     
May 2014    
May 5 Yom HaZikaron Judaism
May 6 Yom HaAtzma'ut Judaism
May 18 Lag B'Omer Judaism
May 29 Ascension Christian
     
June 2014    

ƒ   Work Restriction

§  Food Restriction