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Yizkor Information

 

Remembering our loved ones.

Yizkor
 
 
 
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 is also recited beginning with the first Yom tov day following the death of a loved one.
 
 
 
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.
 
Below is a chart showing the upcoming dates when Yizkor is to be recited:
 
Yizkor Calendar through 2025
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
 
 
Mon, November 23 2020 7 Kislev 5781