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Jewish: religious celerations and observances

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optional holiday**Friday September 16, 2016Jewish 
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Rosh Hashanah - new year 5777 (banks are closed)Monday October 3, 2016Jewish 
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Rosh Hashanah - new year 5777 (banks are closed)Tuesday October 4, 2016Jewish 
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optional holiday**Tuesday October 11, 2016Jewish 
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Yom Kippur*Wednesday October 12, 2016Jewish 
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optional holiday*Wednesday October 12, 2016Jewish 
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Sukkot (banks are closed)*Monday October 17, 2016Jewish 
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Sukkot (banks are closed)*Tuesday October 18, 2016Jewish 
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Shemini Atzeret and Simkhat Torah (banks are closed)*Monday October 24, 2016Jewish 
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Optional holiday -
Friday September 16, 2016

Jewish : Jewish new year for the Jewish community only


Rosh Hashanah - new year 5777 (banks are closed) -
Monday October 3, 2016

Jewish :


Rosh Hashanah - new year 5777 (banks are closed) -
Tuesday October 4, 2016

Jewish :


Optional holiday -
Tuesday October 11, 2016

Jewish : Yom Kippur observed by the Jewish community


Yom Kippur -
Wednesday October 12, 2016

Jewish : Day of Atonement. This holiest day of the Jewish year is observed with strict fasting and ceremonial repentance.


Optional holiday -
Wednesday October 12, 2016

Jewish : Yom Kippur


Sukkot (banks are closed) -
Monday October 17, 2016

Jewish : As for Passover and Shavu'ot, Sukkot has a dual meaning: agricultural and historical. Celebraion of the 40 years spent by the children of Israel in huts in the desert. This explains the tradition of dwelling in huts during that period.


Sukkot (banks are closed) -
Tuesday October 18, 2016

Jewish : As for Passover and Shavu'ot, Sukkot has a dual meaning: agricultural and historical. Celebraion of the 40 years spent by the children of Israel in huts in the desert. This explains the tradition of dwelling in huts during that period.


Shemini Atzeret and Simkhat Torah (banks are closed) -
Monday October 24, 2016

Jewish : Reading of the last Torah portion and proceeding to the first chapter of Genesis (the Torah is seen as a circle). Processions, singing and dancing (Simkhat Torah = Rejoicing in the Torah).