Public Holidays in Israel

Israel observes a diverse range of holidays and festivals, reflecting its religious, cultural, and historical significance. Here are some of the most important holidays and observances in Israel:

These holidays are observed with varying levels of significance among Israel's diverse population, which includes Jews, Muslims, Christians, and other religious groups. Additionally, Israel has a number of secular holidays and national observances related to its history and culture

Please note that some holidays, particularly the Jewish ones, follow the Hebrew calendar and, therefore, have variable dates in the Gregorian calendar. On these holidays, most businesses and institutions are closed, and there may be special religious and cultural events.

Upcoming Holidays (next six months)

Passover/Pesach I April 22 Monday Public Holiday
Passover/Pesach VII April 29 Monday Public Holiday
Yom HaAtzmaut (Independence Day) May 14 Tuesday Public Holiday

Holidays by year

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