Israel Holidays in 2017

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

Winter Solstice


Palm Sunday

Maundy Thursday