Public holidays and observances in Israel

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 21 Monday Tu Bishvat Observance and Hebrew holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
March 20 Wednesday Ta'anit Esther (Fast of Esther) Observance and Hebrew holiday
March 21 Thursday Purim (Tel Aviv) National and Hebrew holiday
March 22 Friday Shushan Purim (Jerusalem) National and Hebrew holiday
April 20 Saturday Pesach I (First day of Passover) National and Hebrew holiday
April 21 Sunday Pesach II (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 22 Monday Pesach III (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 23 Tuesday Pesach IV (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 24 Wednesday Pesach V (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 25 Thursday Pesach VI (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 26 Friday Pesach VII (Last day of Passover) National and Hebrew holiday
May 1 Wednesday Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial Day Observance and Hebrew holiday
May 8 Wednesday Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day) Observance and Hebrew holiday
May 9 Thursday Yom HaAtzmaut (Independence Day) National and Hebrew holiday
May 23 Thursday Lag B'Omer Jewish holiday
June 2 Sunday Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) National and Hebrew holiday
June 9 Sunday Shavuot (Pentecost) National and Hebrew holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
July 20 Saturday Fast of Shiva Asar B'Tammuz Observance and Hebrew holiday
August 11 Sunday Tisha B'Av Jewish holiday
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
September 30 Monday Rosh Hashana (New Year) National and Hebrew holiday
October 1 Tuesday Rosh Hashana II (New Year day 2) National and Hebrew holiday
October 2 Wednesday Tzom Gedaliah Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 9 Wednesday Yom Kippur Jewish holiday
October 14 Monday Sukkot I National and Hebrew holiday
October 15 Tuesday Sukkot II Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 16 Wednesday Sukkot III Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 17 Thursday Sukkot IV Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 18 Friday Sukkot V Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 19 Saturday Sukkot VI Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 20 Sunday Sukkot VII/Hoshanah Rabah Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 21 Monday Shmini Atzeret/Simchat Torah National and Hebrew holiday
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season
December 23 Monday Hanukkah I (Holiday of lights) Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 24 Tuesday Hanukkah II Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 25 Wednesday Hanukkah III Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 26 Thursday Hanukkah IV Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 27 Friday Hanukkah V Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 28 Saturday Hanukkah VI/Rosh Chodesh Tevet Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 29 Sunday Hanukkah VII Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 30 Monday Hanukkah VIII Observance and Hebrew holiday

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 7 Tuesday Asarah B'Tevet Observance and Hebrew holiday
February 10 Monday Tu Bishvat Observance and Hebrew holiday
March 9 Monday Ta'anit Esther (Fast of Esther) Observance and Hebrew holiday
March 10 Tuesday Purim (Tel Aviv) National and Hebrew holiday
March 11 Wednesday Shushan Purim (Jerusalem) National and Hebrew holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
April 9 Thursday Pesach I (First day of Passover) National and Hebrew holiday
April 10 Friday Pesach II (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 11 Saturday Pesach III (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 12 Sunday Pesach IV (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 13 Monday Pesach V (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 14 Tuesday Pesach VI (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 15 Wednesday Pesach VII (Last day of Passover) National and Hebrew holiday
April 21 Tuesday Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial Day Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 28 Tuesday Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 29 Wednesday Yom HaAtzmaut (Independence Day) National and Hebrew holiday
May 12 Tuesday Lag B'Omer Jewish holiday
May 22 Friday Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) National and Hebrew holiday
May 29 Friday Shavuot (Pentecost) National and Hebrew holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
July 9 Thursday Fast of Shiva Asar B'Tammuz Observance and Hebrew holiday
July 30 Thursday Tisha B'Av Jewish holiday
September 19 Saturday Rosh Hashana (New Year) National and Hebrew holiday
September 20 Sunday Rosh Hashana II (New Year day 2) National and Hebrew holiday
September 21 Monday Tzom Gedaliah Observance and Hebrew holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
September 28 Monday Yom Kippur Jewish holiday
October 3 Saturday Sukkot I National and Hebrew holiday
October 4 Sunday Sukkot II Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 5 Monday Sukkot III Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 6 Tuesday Sukkot IV Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 7 Wednesday Sukkot V Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 8 Thursday Sukkot VI Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 9 Friday Sukkot VII/Hoshanah Rabah Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 10 Saturday Shmini Atzeret/Simchat Torah National and Hebrew holiday
December 11 Friday Hanukkah I (Holiday of lights) Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 12 Saturday Hanukkah II Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 13 Sunday Hanukkah III Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 14 Monday Hanukkah IV Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 15 Tuesday Hanukkah V Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 16 Wednesday Hanukkah VI/Rosh Chodesh Tevet Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 17 Thursday Hanukkah VII Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 18 Friday Hanukkah VIII Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 25 Friday Asarah B'Tevet Observance and Hebrew holiday

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 28 Thursday Tu Bishvat Observance and Hebrew holiday
February 25 Thursday Erev Purim Observance, Hebrew
February 25 Thursday Ta'anit Esther (Fast of Esther) Observance and Hebrew holiday
February 26 Friday Purim (Tel Aviv) National and Hebrew holiday
February 27 Saturday Shushan Purim (Jerusalem) National and Hebrew holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
March 23 Tuesday Yom HaAliyah Official Holiday, Business as usual
March 27 Saturday Erev Pesach Observance, Hebrew
March 28 Sunday Pesach I (First day of Passover) National and Hebrew holiday
March 29 Monday Pesach II (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
March 30 Tuesday Pesach III (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
March 31 Wednesday Pesach IV (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 1 Thursday Pesach V (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 2 Friday Pesach VI (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 3 Saturday Pesach VII (Last day of Passover) National and Hebrew holiday
April 7 Wednesday Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial Day Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 14 Wednesday Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 15 Thursday Yom HaAtzmaut (Independence Day) National and Hebrew holiday
April 30 Friday Lag B'Omer Jewish holiday
May 10 Monday Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) National and Hebrew holiday
May 16 Sunday Erev Shavuot Observance, Hebrew
May 17 Monday Shavuot (Pentecost) National and Hebrew holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
June 27 Sunday Fast of Shiva Asar B'Tammuz Observance and Hebrew holiday
July 18 Sunday Tisha B'Av Jewish holiday
July 18 Sunday Erev Tisha B'Av Observance, Hebrew
September 6 Monday Erev Rosh Hashana Observance, Hebrew
September 7 Tuesday Rosh Hashana (New Year) National and Hebrew holiday
September 8 Wednesday Rosh Hashana II (New Year day 2) National and Hebrew holiday
September 9 Thursday Tzom Gedaliah Observance and Hebrew holiday
September 15 Wednesday Erev Yom Kippur Observance, Hebrew
September 16 Thursday Yom Kippur Jewish holiday
September 20 Monday Erev Sukkot Observance, Hebrew
September 21 Tuesday Sukkot I National and Hebrew holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
September 22 Wednesday Sukkot II Observance and Hebrew holiday
September 23 Thursday Sukkot III Observance and Hebrew holiday
September 24 Friday Sukkot IV Observance and Hebrew holiday
September 25 Saturday Sukkot V Observance and Hebrew holiday
September 26 Sunday Sukkot VI Observance and Hebrew holiday
September 27 Monday Sukkot VII/Hoshanah Rabah Observance and Hebrew holiday
September 28 Tuesday Shmini Atzeret/Simchat Torah National and Hebrew holiday
October 13 Wednesday Yom HaAliyah School Observance Observance
November 29 Monday Hanukkah I (Holiday of lights) Observance and Hebrew holiday
November 30 Tuesday Hanukkah II Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 1 Wednesday Hanukkah III Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 2 Thursday Hanukkah IV Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 3 Friday Hanukkah V Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 4 Saturday Hanukkah VI/Rosh Chodesh Tevet Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 5 Sunday Hanukkah VII Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 6 Monday Hanukkah VIII Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 14 Tuesday Asarah B'Tevet Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 17 Monday Tu Bishvat Observance and Hebrew holiday
March 16 Wednesday Erev Purim Observance, Hebrew
March 16 Wednesday Ta'anit Esther (Fast of Esther) Observance and Hebrew holiday
March 17 Thursday Purim (Tel Aviv) National and Hebrew holiday
March 18 Friday Shushan Purim (Jerusalem) National and Hebrew holiday
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
April 11 Monday Yom HaAliyah Official Holiday, Business as usual
April 15 Friday Erev Pesach Observance, Hebrew
April 16 Saturday Pesach I (First day of Passover) National and Hebrew holiday
April 17 Sunday Pesach II (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 18 Monday Pesach III (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 19 Tuesday Pesach IV (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 20 Wednesday Pesach V (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 21 Thursday Pesach VI (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 22 Friday Pesach VII (Last day of Passover) National and Hebrew holiday
April 27 Wednesday Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial Day Observance and Hebrew holiday
May 4 Wednesday Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day) Observance and Hebrew holiday
May 5 Thursday Yom HaAtzmaut (Independence Day) National and Hebrew holiday
May 19 Thursday Lag B'Omer Jewish holiday
May 29 Sunday Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) National and Hebrew holiday
June 4 Saturday Erev Shavuot Observance, Hebrew
June 5 Sunday Shavuot (Pentecost) National and Hebrew holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 17 Sunday Fast of Shiva Asar B'Tammuz Observance and Hebrew holiday
August 5 Friday Erev Tisha B'Av Observance, Hebrew
August 7 Sunday Tisha B'Av Jewish holiday
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
September 25 Sunday Erev Rosh Hashana Observance, Hebrew
September 26 Monday Rosh Hashana (New Year) National and Hebrew holiday
September 27 Tuesday Rosh Hashana II (New Year day 2) National and Hebrew holiday
September 28 Wednesday Tzom Gedaliah Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 4 Tuesday Erev Yom Kippur Observance, Hebrew
October 5 Wednesday Yom Kippur Jewish holiday
October 9 Sunday Erev Sukkot Observance, Hebrew
October 10 Monday Sukkot I National and Hebrew holiday
October 11 Tuesday Sukkot II Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 12 Wednesday Sukkot III Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 13 Thursday Sukkot IV Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 14 Friday Sukkot V Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 15 Saturday Sukkot VI Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 16 Sunday Sukkot VII/Hoshanah Rabah Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 17 Monday Shmini Atzeret/Simchat Torah National and Hebrew holiday
November 1 Tuesday Yom HaAliyah School Observance Observance
December 19 Monday Hanukkah I (Holiday of lights) Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 20 Tuesday Hanukkah II Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 21 Wednesday Hanukkah III Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 21 Wednesday December Solstice Season
December 22 Thursday Hanukkah IV Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 23 Friday Hanukkah V Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 24 Saturday Hanukkah VI/Rosh Chodesh Tevet Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 25 Sunday Hanukkah VII Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 26 Monday Hanukkah VIII Observance and Hebrew holiday