Sig'd (Holiday of Ethiopian Jews)

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Date: Friday, 27 May 2022, 3:15 PM

1. Learn about Sigd Day

Sig'd (Hebrew: סִיגְד) is a holiday of the Ethiopian Jewish community. It is celebrated on the 29th of the Hebrew month of Heshvan. Since 2008, the Sig'd is celebrated as a national holiday in Israel. The following links provide extensive information about the holiday and its traditions. 

Click here to check when Sig'd is celebrated this year.

Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot: Sig'd – The Ethiopian Jewish Day of Covenant

The Knesset Lexicon: Sig'd – Holiday of Ethiopian Jews

Jewish Virtual Library - Ethiopian Jewry: Sig'd Holiday

2. Videos: Sig'd Festivals

Israel Celebrates Ethiopian Jewish Holiday 

What is Sig'd? (Hebrew+English subtitles)