YIZKOR INFORMATION

Yizkor is a service in which memorial prayers are recited. The service takes place four times a year on the following holidays: Yom Kip­pur, Shemini Atzeret, Pesach and Shavuot.
Yizkor should be recited begin­ning with the first Yom tov day following the death of a loved one.

Yizkor

A Yahrzeit Candle is lit at sundown on the following days:

• The last night of Passover.
• The second night of Shavuot.
• The eve of Yom Kippur (Kol Nidre).
• The night of Shemini Atzeret (the 8th day of Sukkot).
• The anniversary of a death.

Yizkor Calendar
YEAR

22

Nisan

7

Sivan

10

Tishrei

22

Tishrei

8th Day of Passover

2nd Day of Shavuot

Yom
Kippur

8th Day of Sukkot

2018 April 7 May 21 September 19 October 1
2019 April 27 June 10 October 9 October 21
2020 April 16 May 30 September 28 October 10
2021 April 4 May 18 September 16 September 28
2022 April 23 June 6 October 5

October 17

2023 April 13 May 27 September 25 October 7
2024 April 30 June 13 October 12 October 24
2025 April 20 June 3  October 2 October 14