FAQ

About Iyar 26

WHAT ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THIS DATE?

It's up to us to communicate to people, why The Day so important for Jewish people. The following is the summarized information about this Holiday.

  • WHEN?

    Jewish and Gregorian calendar differ so that every year the 26 of Iyar is set to fall on a different date. This year it falls on May 15th.

  • WHERE IS IT HELD?

    Iyar 26 is an international holiday so it is celebrated throughout the world by all Jews.

  • WHAT FOR?

    To honor the memory of Red Army soldiers, who made it possible to prevent the destruction of Jews during the World War II.

  • IS IT A RELIGIOUS DATE?

    Major world rabbis supported the idea of adding The Day to the Jewish religious calendar.

  • WHO INITIATED IT?

    German Zakharyaev, the President of the International Mountain Jew Charity Fund “STMEGI", Vice-President of the World Congress of Mountain Jews.

  • HOW CAN I HELP?

    Not everyone understand the meaning of this The Day so you can explain to them the true meaning. Tell your friends about us! Thank you!