All Religious Holiday Events

Sunday, April 27, 2014

All Day

Yom HaShoah [Jewish]

Campus Multi-Faith Cooperative, Religious Holiday

Schedule Consideration: None

(Begins sundown of April 27, 2014)

Holocaust Memorial Day commemorates the death of 6 billion Jews by the Nazi regime.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

All Day

Ninth Day of Riḍván [Bahá'í]

Campus Multi-Faith Cooperative, Religious Holiday

Schedule Consideration: Work Forbidden

It is usually observed with community gatherings for prayer and celebration on the three holy days. Most Bahá'í elections are held during Ridvan, a practice that began in the time of `Abdu'l-Bahá.

Friday, May 2, 2014

All Day

Last Day of Riḍván [Bahá'í]

Campus Multi-Faith Cooperative, Religious Holiday

Schedule Consideration: Work Forbidden

The twelfth day of Ridvan celebrates the day that Baha’u'llah and his family and friends left the garden to begin his journey to Constantinople.

Monday, May 5, 2014

All Day

Yom HaAtzma'ut [Jewish]

Campus Multi-Faith Cooperative, Religious Holiday

Schedule Consideration: None

Yom HaAtzma’ut commemorates the Israeli Declaration of Independence in 1948. It is celebrated on 5th of Iyar according to the Hebrew calendar.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

All Day

Yom HaZikaron [Jewish]

Campus Multi-Faith Cooperative, Religious Holiday

Schedule Consideration: None

The Israeli Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terrorism Remembrance Day.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

All Day

Vesākha [Buddhist]

Campus Multi-Faith Cooperative, Religious Holiday

Schedule Consideration: None

A holy day observed traditionally by Buddhists, sometimes informally called "Buddha's Birthday", it actually encompasses the birth, enlightenment and death of Gautama Buddha.

Saturday, May 17, 2014

12:01 am – 11:59 pm

Lag BaOmer [Jewish]

Campus Multi-Faith Cooperative, Religious Holiday

Schedule Consideration: None

(Begins sundown of May 17, 2014 - sundown of May 18, 2014)

A Jewish holiday celebrated on the thirty-third day of the Counting of the Omer, which occurs on the 18th day of the Hebrew month of Iyar. This day marks the hillula (celebration, interpreted by some as…

Friday, May 23, 2014

All Day

Declaration of the Báb [Bahá'í]

Campus Multi-Faith Cooperative, Religious Holiday

Schedule Consideration: Work Forbidden

On the evening of May 22, Baha’is throughout the world commemorate the Declaration of the Bab, which took place in this room (pictured) in the Persian city of Shiraz in 1844. Bahá’ís celebrate through prayers and programs where the story of His declaration…

Sunday, May 25, 2014

All Day

Lailat al-Miraj [Islamic]

Campus Multi-Faith Cooperative, Religious Holiday

Schedule Consideration: Work Forbidden

Lailat al Miraj, also known as Shab-e-Miraj, celebrates the Isra and Miraj of the Prophet Muhammad, When Muhammad went from Mecca to Al-Haram As-Sharif (Temple Mount) and was then raised to Jannah (Heaven), met with the Prophets and eventually with Allah…

Thursday, May 29, 2014

All Day

Ascension of Bahá'u'lláh [Bahá’I’]

Campus Multi-Faith Cooperative, Religious Holiday

Schedule Consideration: Work Forbidden

The prophet-founder of the Bahá’I faith passed away near Haifa Israel. This event is observed at the actual time of his passing at 3am.