Sig'd (Holiday of Ethiopian Jews)

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.  

https://www.hebcal.com/holidays/sigd

Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot: Sigd – The Ethiopian Jewish Day of Covenant

https://www.bh.org.il/blog-items/sigd-ethiopian-jewish-day-covenant/

The Knesset Lexicon: Sigd – Holiday of Ethiopian Jews 

https://www.knesset.gov.il/lexicon/eng/sigd_eng.htm

Jewish Virtual Library - Ethiopian Jewry: Sigd Holiday

https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/ethiopian-sigd-holiday