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Holidays in Israel in 2015

DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday type
Jan 1ThursdayAsarah B'TevetObservance, Hebrew
Feb 4WednesdayTu BishvatObservance, Hebrew
Mar 4WednesdayTa'anit Esther (Fast of Esther)Observance, Hebrew
Mar 5ThursdayPurim (Tel Aviv)National holiday, Hebrew
Mar 6FridayShushan Purim (Jerusalem)National holiday, Hebrew
Mar 17TuesdayElection DayNational holiday
Mar 20FridayMarch equinoxSeason
Apr 4SaturdayPesach I (First day of Passover)National holiday, Hebrew
Apr 5SundayPesach II (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 6MondayPesach III (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 7TuesdayPesach IV (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 8WednesdayPesach V (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 9ThursdayPesach VI (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 10FridayPesach VII (Last day of Passover)National holiday, Hebrew
Apr 16ThursdayYom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayObservance, Hebrew
Apr 22WednesdayYom HaZikaron (Memorial Day)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 23ThursdayYom HaAtzmaut (Independence Day)National holiday, Hebrew
May 7ThursdayLag B'OmerObservance, Hebrew
May 17SundayYom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day)National holiday, Hebrew
May 24SundayShavuot (Pentecost)National holiday, Hebrew
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 4SaturdayFast of Shiva Asar B'TammuzObservance, Hebrew
Jul 26SundayTisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
Sep 14MondayRosh Hashana (New Year)National holiday, Hebrew
Sep 15TuesdayRosh Hashana II (New Year day 2)National holiday, Hebrew
Sep 16WednesdayTzom GedaliahObservance, Hebrew
Sep 23WednesdaySeptember equinoxSeason
Sep 23WednesdayYom KippurNational holiday, Hebrew
Sep 28MondaySukkot INational holiday, Hebrew
Sep 29TuesdaySukkot IIObservance, Hebrew
Sep 30WednesdaySukkot IIIObservance, Hebrew
Oct 1ThursdaySukkot IVObservance, Hebrew
Oct 2FridaySukkot VObservance, Hebrew
Oct 3SaturdaySukkot VIObservance, Hebrew
Oct 4SundaySukkot VII/Hoshanah RabahObservance, Hebrew
Oct 5MondayShmini Atzeret/Simchat TorahNational holiday, Hebrew
Dec 7MondayHanukkah I (Holiday of lights)Observance, Hebrew
Dec 8TuesdayHanukkah IIObservance, Hebrew
Dec 9WednesdayHanukkah IIIObservance, Hebrew
Dec 10ThursdayHanukkah IVObservance, Hebrew
Dec 11FridayHanukkah VObservance, Hebrew
Dec 12SaturdayHanukkah VI/Rosh Chodesh TevetObservance, Hebrew
Dec 13SundayHanukkah VIIObservance, Hebrew
Dec 14MondayHanukkah VIIIObservance, Hebrew
Dec 22TuesdayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 22TuesdayAsarah B'TevetObservance, Hebrew

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