Public holidays and observances in Israel

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 Erev Tisha B'Av Observance, Hebrew
July 18 Sunday Tisha B'Av Jewish holiday
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 Sukkot II Observance and Hebrew holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
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 December Solstice Season
December 21 Wednesday Hanukkah III Observance and Hebrew holiday
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

Year 2023

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 3 Tuesday Asarah B'Tevet Observance and Hebrew holiday
February 6 Monday Tu Bishvat Observance and Hebrew holiday
March 6 Monday Erev Purim Observance, Hebrew
March 6 Monday Ta'anit Esther (Fast of Esther) Observance and Hebrew holiday
March 7 Tuesday Purim (Tel Aviv) National and Hebrew holiday
March 8 Wednesday Shushan Purim (Jerusalem) National and Hebrew holiday
March 20 Monday March equinox Season
April 1 Saturday Yom HaAliyah Official Holiday, Business as usual
April 5 Wednesday Erev Pesach Observance, Hebrew
April 6 Thursday Pesach I (First day of Passover) National and Hebrew holiday
April 7 Friday Pesach II (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 8 Saturday Pesach III (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 9 Sunday Pesach IV (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 10 Monday Pesach V (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 11 Tuesday Pesach VI (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 12 Wednesday Pesach VII (Last day of Passover) National and Hebrew holiday
April 18 Tuesday Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial Day Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 25 Tuesday Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 26 Wednesday Yom HaAtzmaut (Independence Day) National and Hebrew holiday
May 9 Tuesday Lag B'Omer Jewish holiday
May 19 Friday Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) National and Hebrew holiday
May 25 Thursday Erev Shavuot Observance, Hebrew
May 26 Friday Shavuot (Pentecost) National and Hebrew holiday
June 21 Wednesday June Solstice Season
July 6 Thursday Fast of Shiva Asar B'Tammuz Observance and Hebrew holiday
July 26 Wednesday Erev Tisha B'Av Observance, Hebrew
July 27 Thursday Tisha B'Av Jewish holiday
September 15 Friday Erev Rosh Hashana Observance, Hebrew
September 16 Saturday Rosh Hashana (New Year) National and Hebrew holiday
September 17 Sunday Rosh Hashana II (New Year day 2) National and Hebrew holiday
September 18 Monday Tzom Gedaliah Observance and Hebrew holiday
September 23 Saturday September equinox Season
September 24 Sunday Erev Yom Kippur Observance, Hebrew
September 25 Monday Yom Kippur Jewish holiday
September 29 Friday Erev Sukkot Observance, Hebrew
September 30 Saturday Sukkot I National and Hebrew holiday
October 1 Sunday Sukkot II Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 2 Monday Sukkot III Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 3 Tuesday Sukkot IV Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 4 Wednesday Sukkot V Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 5 Thursday Sukkot VI Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 6 Friday Sukkot VII/Hoshanah Rabah Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 7 Saturday Shmini Atzeret/Simchat Torah National and Hebrew holiday
October 22 Sunday Yom HaAliyah School Observance Observance
December 8 Friday Hanukkah I (Holiday of lights) Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 9 Saturday Hanukkah II Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 10 Sunday Hanukkah III Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 11 Monday Hanukkah IV Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 12 Tuesday Hanukkah V Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 13 Wednesday Hanukkah VI/Rosh Chodesh Tevet Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 14 Thursday Hanukkah VII Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 15 Friday Hanukkah VIII Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 22 Friday Asarah B'Tevet Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 22 Friday December Solstice Season

Year 2024

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 25 Thursday Tu Bishvat Observance and Hebrew holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
March 21 Thursday Ta'anit Esther (Fast of Esther) Observance and Hebrew holiday
March 23 Saturday Erev Purim Observance, Hebrew
March 24 Sunday Purim (Tel Aviv) National and Hebrew holiday
March 25 Monday Shushan Purim (Jerusalem) National and Hebrew holiday
April 18 Thursday Yom HaAliyah Official Holiday, Business as usual
April 22 Monday Erev Pesach Observance, Hebrew
April 23 Tuesday Pesach I (First day of Passover) National and Hebrew holiday
April 24 Wednesday Pesach II (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 25 Thursday Pesach III (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 26 Friday Pesach IV (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 27 Saturday Pesach V (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 28 Sunday Pesach VI (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 29 Monday Pesach VII (Last day of Passover) National and Hebrew holiday
May 6 Monday Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial Day Observance and Hebrew holiday
May 13 Monday Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day) Observance and Hebrew holiday
May 14 Tuesday Yom HaAtzmaut (Independence Day) National and Hebrew holiday
May 26 Sunday Lag B'Omer Jewish holiday
June 5 Wednesday Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) National and Hebrew holiday
June 11 Tuesday Erev Shavuot Observance, Hebrew
June 12 Wednesday Shavuot (Pentecost) National and Hebrew holiday
June 20 Thursday June Solstice Season
July 23 Tuesday Fast of Shiva Asar B'Tammuz Observance and Hebrew holiday
August 12 Monday Erev Tisha B'Av Observance, Hebrew
August 13 Tuesday Tisha B'Av Jewish holiday
September 22 Sunday September equinox Season
October 2 Wednesday Erev Rosh Hashana Observance, Hebrew
October 3 Thursday Rosh Hashana (New Year) National and Hebrew holiday
October 4 Friday Rosh Hashana II (New Year day 2) National and Hebrew holiday
October 6 Sunday Tzom Gedaliah Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 11 Friday Erev Yom Kippur Observance, Hebrew
October 12 Saturday Yom Kippur Jewish holiday
October 16 Wednesday Erev Sukkot Observance, Hebrew
October 17 Thursday Sukkot I National and Hebrew holiday
October 18 Friday Sukkot II Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 19 Saturday Sukkot III Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 20 Sunday Sukkot IV Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 21 Monday Sukkot V Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 22 Tuesday Sukkot VI Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 23 Wednesday Sukkot VII/Hoshanah Rabah Observance and Hebrew holiday
October 24 Thursday Shmini Atzeret/Simchat Torah National and Hebrew holiday
November 8 Friday Yom HaAliyah School Observance Observance
December 21 Saturday December Solstice Season
December 26 Thursday Hanukkah I (Holiday of lights) Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 27 Friday Hanukkah II Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 28 Saturday Hanukkah III Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 29 Sunday Hanukkah IV Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 30 Monday Hanukkah V Observance and Hebrew holiday
December 31 Tuesday Hanukkah VI/Rosh Chodesh Tevet Observance and Hebrew holiday