December 2020 Jewish Holidays: Hebrew calendar and the Gregorian calendar are the calendars which have 12 months in the year, but yet they completely differ from each other in almost everything else. Gregorian calendar is followed by the majority of the world’s population to have access to the holidays, festivals and events, etc.
On the other side, the Hebrew calendar is followed only by the Jewish community, as it contains only the Jewish holidays or the festivals, etc. The Hebrew calendar starts from the different months and ends at the different months in the comparison of the Gregorian calendar, and this is the reason that why we have to convert the Gregorian month into the Hebrew month.
For example, if you belong to the Jewish community and want to know about the holidays, which take place in the month of December then you need to convert this Gregorian month into the Jewish month.
You will get the Kislev&Tevet Jewish months upon such conversion and then you can easily refer the falling holidays in both of these months which would be equivalent to the December month.
Here in this article, we are basically going to discuss the Jewish holidays which are taking place in the month of December. The article would also provide you with the printable calendar’s template to cover the Jewish holidays in December.
Jewish Holiday Calendar December 2020
So, you are willing to know about the Jewish holidays in December, and here in this section, we are going to list some of them for your consideration. You can keep them into your consideration to follow them.
Teacher’s day is also celebrated in the region of Israel just like any other country and it takes place on the 23rd day of the Kislev month.
On this day the contribution of the teachers is appreciated by the people across the various educational institutions in the country, and it is nothing less than a festival in the country.
It is also popularly known as the festival of lights and is celebrated as the symbol of commemorating the rededication of the second temple which was destroyed in Jerusalem.
It is a yearly occurring festival and lasts for the straight eight days and the nights. The Jewish people celebrate it by lighting the candles in their temples etc.
Tenth of Tevet
This is the other minor fasting holiday in the Judaism culture which takes place on the 10th day of the Tevet month. This day can be closely related to the destruction of the first Jewish temple, as during this day the Babylonian king executed the siege of Jerusalem. This is the reason why this day is celebrated by the way of fast and honoring.
So, these were some of the major holidays which occur in the month of December (Kislev&Tevet) months. We urge you to get our printable calendar’s template for the month, and then you can cover all the Jewish holidays which may be falling in this month. It will help you to easily follow all the holidays without missing any one of them.