Israel Holidays in 2017

Holiday dateHoliday nameHoliday Type
Sun, January 1 Hanukkah VIIIObservance, Hebrew
Sun, January 8 Asarah B'TevetObservance, Hebrew
Sat, February 11 Tu BishvatObservance, Hebrew
Thu, March 9 Ta'anit Esther (Fast of Esther)Observance, Hebrew
Sun, March 12 Purim (Tel Aviv)National Holiday, Hebrew
Mon, March 13 Shushan Purim (Jerusalem)National Holiday, Hebrew
Mon, March 20 March equinoxSeason
Thu, April 6 Yom HaAliyahNational Holiday
Tue, April 11 Pesach I (First day of Passover)National Holiday, Hebrew
Wed, April 12 Pesach II (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Thu, April 13 Pesach III (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Fri, April 14 Pesach IV (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Sat, April 15 Pesach V (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Sun, April 16 Pesach VI (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Mon, April 17 Pesach VII (Last day of Passover)National Holiday, Hebrew
Mon, April 24 Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayObservance, Hebrew
Mon, May 1 Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day)Observance, Hebrew
Tue, May 2 Yom HaAtzmaut (Independence Day)National Holiday, Hebrew
Sun, May 14 Lag B'OmerObservance, Hebrew
Wed, May 24 Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day)National Holiday, Hebrew
Wed, May 31 Shavuot (Pentecost)National Holiday, Hebrew
Wed, June 21 June SolsticeSeason
Tue, July 11 Fast of Shiva Asar B'TammuzObservance, Hebrew
Tue, August 1 Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
Thu, September 21 Rosh Hashana (New Year)National Holiday, Hebrew
Fri, September 22 September equinoxSeason
Fri, September 22 Rosh Hashana II (New Year day 2)National Holiday, Hebrew
Sun, September 24 Tzom GedaliahObservance, Hebrew
Sat, September 30 Yom KippurNational Holiday, Hebrew
Thu, October 5 Sukkot INational Holiday, Hebrew
Fri, October 6 Sukkot IIObservance, Hebrew
Sat, October 7 Sukkot IIIObservance, Hebrew
Sun, October 8 Sukkot IVObservance, Hebrew
Mon, October 9 Sukkot VObservance, Hebrew
Tue, October 10 Sukkot VIObservance, Hebrew
Wed, October 11 Sukkot VII/Hoshanah RabahObservance, Hebrew
Thu, October 12 Shmini Atzeret/Simchat TorahNational Holiday, Hebrew
Fri, October 27 Yom HaAliyah School ObservanceObservance
Wed, December 13 Hanukkah I (Holiday of lights)Observance, Hebrew
Thu, December 14 Hanukkah IIObservance, Hebrew
Fri, December 15 Hanukkah IIIObservance, Hebrew
Sat, December 16 Hanukkah IVObservance, Hebrew
Sun, December 17 Hanukkah VObservance, Hebrew
Mon, December 18 Hanukkah VI/Rosh Chodesh TevetObservance, Hebrew
Tue, December 19 Hanukkah VIIObservance, Hebrew
Wed, December 20 Hanukkah VIIIObservance, Hebrew
Thu, December 21 December SolsticeSeason
Thu, December 28 Asarah B'TevetObservance, Hebrew

Memorial Day

VJ Day

Yom Kippur

Sweetest Day

Friday the 13th