Israel Holidays in 2020

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

Winter Solstice

Christmas

Kwanzaa

New Year’s Eve

Blue Monday

Tax Day