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Holidays in Israel in 2012


DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday type
Jan 5ThursdayAsarah B'TevetObservance, Hebrew
Feb 8WednesdayTu BishvatObservance, Hebrew
Mar 7WednesdayTa'anit Esther (Fast of Esther)Observance, Hebrew
Mar 8ThursdayPurim (Deliverance of the Jews)National holiday, Hebrew
Mar 9FridayShushan PurimObservance, Hebrew
Mar 20TuesdayMarch equinoxSeason
Apr 7SaturdayPesach I (First day of Passover)National holiday, Hebrew
Apr 8SundayPesach II (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 9MondayPesach III (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 10TuesdayPesach IV (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 11WednesdayPesach V (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 12ThursdayPesach VI (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 13FridayPesach VII (Last day of Passover)National holiday, Hebrew
Apr 19ThursdayYom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayNational holiday, Hebrew
Apr 25WednesdayYom HaZikaron (Memorial Day)National holiday, Hebrew
Apr 26ThursdayYom HaAtzmaut (Independence Day)National holiday, Hebrew
May 10ThursdayLag B'OmerObservance, Hebrew
May 20SundayYom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day)Observance, Hebrew
May 27SundayShavuot (Pentecost)National holiday, Hebrew
Jun 20WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 7SaturdayFast of Shiva Asar B'TammuzObservance, Hebrew
Jul 29SundayTisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
Sep 17MondayRosh Hashana (New Year)National holiday, Hebrew
Sep 18TuesdayRosh Hashana II (New Year day 2)National holiday, Hebrew
Sep 19WednesdayTzom GedaliahObservance, Hebrew
Sep 22SaturdaySeptember equinoxSeason
Sep 26WednesdayYom KippurNational holiday, Hebrew
Oct 1MondaySukkot INational holiday, Hebrew
Oct 2TuesdaySukkot IIObservance, Hebrew
Oct 3WednesdaySukkot IIIObservance, Hebrew
Oct 4ThursdaySukkot IVObservance, Hebrew
Oct 5FridaySukkot VObservance, Hebrew
Oct 6SaturdaySukkot VIObservance, Hebrew
Oct 7SundaySukkot VII/Hoshanah RabahObservance, Hebrew
Oct 8MondayShmini Atzeret/Simchat TorahNational holiday, Hebrew
Dec 9SundayHanukkah I (Holiday of lights)National holiday, Hebrew
Dec 10MondayHanukkah IIObservance, Hebrew
Dec 11TuesdayHanukkah IIIObservance, Hebrew
Dec 12WednesdayHanukkah IVObservance, Hebrew
Dec 13ThursdayHanukkah VObservance, Hebrew
Dec 14FridayHanukkah VI/Rosh Chodesh TevetObservance, Hebrew
Dec 15SaturdayHanukkah VIIObservance, Hebrew
Dec 16SundayHanukkah VIIIObservance, Hebrew
Dec 21FridayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 23SundayAsarah B'TevetObservance, Hebrew
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