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Holidays in Israel in 2011

DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday type
Jan 20ThursdayTu BishvatObservance, Hebrew
Mar 17ThursdayTa'anit Esther (Fast of Esther)Observance, Hebrew
Mar 20SundayMarch equinoxSeason
Mar 20SundayPurim (Deliverance of the Jews)National holiday, Hebrew
Mar 21MondayShushan PurimObservance, Hebrew
Apr 19TuesdayPesach I (First day of Passover)National holiday, Hebrew
Apr 20WednesdayPesach II (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 21ThursdayPesach III (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 22FridayPesach IV (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 23SaturdayPesach V (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 24SundayPesach VI (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 25MondayPesach VII (Last day of Passover)National holiday, Hebrew
May 1SundayYom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayNational holiday, Hebrew
May 9MondayYom HaZikaron (Memorial Day)National holiday, Hebrew
May 10TuesdayYom HaAtzmaut (Independence Day)National holiday, Hebrew
May 22SundayLag B'OmerObservance, Hebrew
Jun 1WednesdayYom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day)National holiday, Hebrew
Jun 8WednesdayShavuot (Pentecost)National holiday, Hebrew
Jun 21TuesdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 19TuesdayFast of Shiva Asar B'TammuzObservance, Hebrew
Aug 9TuesdayTisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
Sep 23FridaySeptember equinoxSeason
Sep 29ThursdayRosh Hashana (New Year)National holiday, Hebrew
Sep 30FridayRosh Hashana II (New Year day 2)National holiday, Hebrew
Oct 2SundayTzom GedaliahObservance, Hebrew
Oct 8SaturdayYom KippurNational holiday, Hebrew
Oct 13ThursdaySukkot INational holiday, Hebrew
Oct 14FridaySukkot IIObservance, Hebrew
Oct 15SaturdaySukkot IIIObservance, Hebrew
Oct 16SundaySukkot IVObservance, Hebrew
Oct 17MondaySukkot VObservance, Hebrew
Oct 18TuesdaySukkot VIObservance, Hebrew
Oct 19WednesdaySukkot VII/Hoshanah RabahObservance, Hebrew
Oct 20ThursdayShmini Atzeret/Simchat TorahNational holiday, Hebrew
Dec 21WednesdayHanukkah I (Holiday of lights)National holiday, Hebrew
Dec 22ThursdayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 22ThursdayHanukkah IIObservance, Hebrew
Dec 23FridayHanukkah IIIObservance, Hebrew
Dec 24SaturdayHanukkah IVObservance, Hebrew
Dec 25SundayHanukkah VObservance, Hebrew
Dec 26MondayHanukkah VI/Rosh Chodesh TevetObservance, Hebrew
Dec 27TuesdayHanukkah VIIObservance, Hebrew
Dec 28WednesdayHanukkah VIIIObservance, Hebrew

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