Planning on marking the Feast of Trumpets this year? How about Ascension of 'Abdu'l Baha?

New Jersey this week approved more than 100 religious holidays for 2016-2017 — days on which they're entitled to take off under state law, provided they present their schools with notes from parents or guardians.

School boards may also add other holidays to their own district-wide schedules.

The list is updated every year. The 2016-2017 list is:

July 2: Laylat as-Qadr (Islam)
July 7 - 9: Eid al Fitr (Islam)
July 9: Martyrdom of the Bab (Baha'i)
July 19: Asalha Puja Day (Buddhist)
July 19: Guru Purnima (Hindu)

Aug. 1: Fast in Honor of the Holy Mother of Lord Jesus (Eastern Orthodox Christian)
Aug. 1: Lammas (Christian and Wicca)
Aug. 6: Transfiguration of the Lord (Eastern Orthodox Christian)
Aug. 7: Naga Panchami (Hindu)
Aug. 14: Tish'a B'Av (Jewish)
Aug. 16: Ulambana/Obon (Buddhist)
Aug. 18: Raksha Bandhan (Hindu)
Aug. 25: Krishna Janmashtami (Hindu)

Sept. 1: Ecclesiastical Year begins (Eastern Orthodox Christian)
Sept. 5: Ganesha Chaturthi (Hindu)
Sept. 7: His Holiness Sakya Trizin's Birthday (Buddhist)
Sept. 8: Nativity of Mary (Christian)
Sept. 8: Nativity of the Theotokos (Eastern Orthodox Christian)
Sept. 10: Hajj Day (Islam)
Sept. 11-14: Eid al Adha (Islam)
Sept. 14: Onam (Hindu)
Sept. 14: The Elevation of the Holy Cross (Eastern Orthodox Christian)

Oct. 1-10: Navaratri (Hindu)
Oct. 3: Feast of Trumpets (Church of God, Philadelphia Church of God)
Oct. 3 - 4: Rosh Hashanah (Jewish)
Oct. 11: Duserra (Hindu)
Oct. 12: Yom Kippur (Jewish)
Oct. 12: Day of Atonement (Christian, Church of God, Philadelphia Church of God
Oct. 17-23: Sukkot (Jewish)
Oct. 17-23: Feast of Tabernacles (Church of God, Philadelphia Church of God)
Oct. 20: Birth of B'ab (Baha'i) Installation of the Scriptures as Guru Granth (Sikh)
Oct. 24: Last Great Day (Church of God, Philadelphia Church of God)
Oct. 24: Shemini Atzeret (Jewish)
Oct. 25: Simcat Torah (Jewish)
Oct. 30: Diwali (Hindu, Jain and Sikh)
Oct. 31: Goverdhan Puja (Hindu)

Nov. 1: All Saints' Day (Christian) Samhain-Beltane (Wicca)
Nov. 2: All Souls' Day (Christian)
Nov. 12: Birth of Baha'u'llah (Baha'i)
Nov. 14: Guru Nanak Dev Sahib Birthday (Sikh
Nov. 15: Nativity Fast begins (Eastern Orthodox Christian)
Nov. 21: The Presentation of the Theotokos to the Temple (Eastern Orthodox Christian)
Nov. 24: Guru Tegh Bahadur Martyrdom (Sikh)
Nov. 26: Day of Covenant (Baha'i)
Nov. 27: First Sunday of Advent (Christian)
Nov. 28: Ascension of 'Abdu'l Baha (Baha'i)

Dec. 8: Bodhi Day (Buddhist)
Dec. 8: Immaculate Conception (Christian)
Dec. 14: Mawlid an Nabi (Islam)
Dec. 21: Yule (Wicca and Christian)
Dec. 25: Christmas (Christian)
Dec. 25: The Nativity of Christ (Eastern Orthodox Christian)
Dec. 25-Jan. 1: Hanukkah (Jewish)
Dec. 26: Zarathosht Diso (Zoroastrian)

Jan. 1: Gantan-sai (Shinto)
Jan. 1 - 8: Holy Convocation (Church of God and Saints of Christ)
Jan. 5: Birthday of Guru Gobind Singh Sahib (Sikh)
Jan. 6: Feast of Epiphany (Christian)
Jan. 6: Feast of Theophany (Eastern Orthodox Christian) Nativity of Christ
Jan. 6: (Armenian Orthodox)
Jan. 7: Feast of the Nativity (Eastern Orthodox Christian)
Jan. 13: Maghi (Sikh)
Jan. 14: Makar Sankranti and Pongal (Hindu)
Jan. 15: World Religion Day (Baha'i)
Jan. 28: Chinese/Lunar New Year (Confucian, Daoist, Buddhist)

Feb. 1: Vasant Panchami (Hindu)
Feb. 2: Imbolic-Candlemas (Wicca and Christian)
Feb. 2: The Presentation of Our Lord to the Temple (Eastern Orthodox Christian)
Feb. 11: Tu B'shvat (Jewish)
Feb. 15: Nirvana Day (Buddhist)
Feb. 25: Maha Shivaratri (Hindu)
Feb. 25-28: Intercalary Days (Baha'i)
Feb. 28: Shrove Tuesday (Christian)

March 1: Ash Wednesday (Christian)
March 12: Purim (Jewish)
March 13: L. Ron Hubbard's Birthday (Church of Scientology)
March 13: Holi (Hindu)
March 13: Hola Mohalla (Sikh)
March 20: Ostara (Wicca)
March 21: Nowruz (Zoroastrian)
March 21: Naw Ruz (Baha'i)
March 25: The Annunciation of the Theotokos (Eastern Orthodox Christian)
March 25: The Annunciation of the Virgin Mary(Christian)
March 27: Clean Monday (Eastern Orthodox Christian)
March 28: Khordad Sal (Zoroastrian)
March 28: Chandramana Yugadi (Hindu)

April 1: Lazarus Saturday (Eastern Orthodox Christian)
April 2: Palm Sunday (Eastern Orthodox Christian)
April 5: Ramnavami (Hindu)
April 9: Palm Sunday (Christian)
April 9 - 17: Passover/Days of Unleavened Bread (Church of God and Saints of Christ)
April 10: Passover (Philadelphia Church of God); Mahavir Jayanti (Jain)
April 11: Lord's Evening Meal (Christian, Jehovah's Witness) Hanuman Jayanti (Hindu)
First Day of Unleavened Bread (Church of God)
April 11 - 14: Theravadin New Year (Buddhist)
April 11 - 17: Days of Unleavened Bread (Philadelphia Church of God)
April 11 - 18: Passover (Jewish)
April 13: Holy Thursday (Christian, Eastern Orthodox Christian)
April 14: Holy Friday (Christian, Eastern Orthodox Christian)
April 16: Easter (Christian, Eastern Orthodox Christian)
April 17: Easter Monday (Christian)
Last Day of Unleavened Bread (Church of God) Bright Monday (Eastern Orthodox Christian)
April 21: First Day of Ridvan (Baha'i)
April 24: Lailat al Miraj (Islam)
April 25: The 11th Panchen Lama's Birthday (Buddhist)
April 29: Ninth Day of Ridvan (Baha'i)

May 1: Beltane (Wicca)
May 1: Yom Ha'Azmaut (Jewish)
May 2: Twelfth Day of Ridvan (Baha'i)
May 10: Buddha's Birthday/Buddha Day – Visakha Puja (Buddhist)
May 12: Lailat al Bara'ah (Islam)
May 14: Lag B'Omer (Jewish)
May 23: Declaration of the Bab (Baha'i)
May 25: Ascension of Our Lord (Christian)
May 27: Ramadan (Islam)
May 29: Ascension of Baha'u'llah (Baha'i)
May 31 – June 1: Shavuot (Jewish)

June 4: Pentecost (Christian)
June 4: Pentecost (Eastern Orthodox Christian)
June 16: Martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev Sahib (Sikh)
June 21: Litha (Wicca)
June 29: Fast of the Holy Apostles (Eastern Orthodox Christian)

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