Find the dates of all the upcoming holidays on the 2021 and 2022 Jewish Holiday Calendar
Sukkot begins on Monday evening September 20, 2021 and lasts for 8 days. Hillel builds and decorates its own Sukkah which is available for all to enjoy and use throughout the holiday. Hillel also has a lulav and etrog on hand during the holiday.
Hanukkah takes place November 28-December 6, 2021. Hillel hosts a variety of Hanukkah activities which will be updated on the Calendar of Events. Hillel is known for its amazing latkes! Candles and hanukkiot (menorahs) are also available at Hillel.
Purim begins on the evening of March 16, 2022 and continues through the next day. Since this is during URI Spring Break, Purim related events will take place the week before. Events are determined by students each year and usually involve Hamentashen baking and a Purim dinner.
Passover takes place April 15-23, 2022. Hillel's Passover programs will be announced closer to the date. In previous years, Hillel has hosted a Passover Seder and provided kosher-for-Passover meals and programming throughout the week of the holiday.
URI Hillel holds a number of annual events to commemorate the Holocaust. Yom HaShoah begins the evening of April 27, 2022. Hillel plants a Field of Flags on campus, as well as hosting speakers, showing films and sponsoring other events.
Yom HaAtzmaut-Israel Independence Day
Yom HaAtzmaut, Israel Independence Day begins the evening of May 4, 2022. Events will be posted as they are scheduled.