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Holidays in Israel in 2016

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DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday type
Jan 25MondayTu BishvatObservance, Hebrew
Mar 20SundayMarch equinoxSeason
Mar 23WednesdayTa'anit Esther (Fast of Esther)Observance, Hebrew
Mar 24ThursdayPurim (Tel Aviv)National holiday, Hebrew
Mar 25FridayShushan Purim (Jerusalem)National holiday, Hebrew
Apr 23SaturdayPesach I (First day of Passover)National holiday, Hebrew
Apr 24SundayPesach II (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 25MondayPesach III (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 26TuesdayPesach IV (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 27WednesdayPesach V (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 28ThursdayPesach VI (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 29FridayPesach VII (Last day of Passover)National holiday, Hebrew
May 5ThursdayYom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayObservance, Hebrew
May 11WednesdayYom HaZikaron (Memorial Day)Observance, Hebrew
May 12ThursdayYom HaAtzmaut (Independence Day)National holiday, Hebrew
May 26ThursdayLag B'OmerObservance, Hebrew
Jun 5SundayYom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day)National holiday, Hebrew
Jun 12SundayShavuot (Pentecost)National holiday, Hebrew
Jun 20MondayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 23SaturdayFast of Shiva Asar B'TammuzObservance, Hebrew
Aug 14SundayTisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
Sep 22ThursdaySeptember equinoxSeason
Oct 3MondayRosh Hashana (New Year)National holiday, Hebrew
Oct 4TuesdayRosh Hashana II (New Year day 2)National holiday, Hebrew
Oct 5WednesdayTzom GedaliahObservance, Hebrew
Oct 12WednesdayYom KippurNational holiday, Hebrew
Oct 17MondaySukkot INational holiday, Hebrew
Oct 18TuesdaySukkot IIObservance, Hebrew
Oct 19WednesdaySukkot IIIObservance, Hebrew
Oct 20ThursdaySukkot IVObservance, Hebrew
Oct 21FridaySukkot VObservance, Hebrew
Oct 22SaturdaySukkot VIObservance, Hebrew
Oct 23SundaySukkot VII/Hoshanah RabahObservance, Hebrew
Oct 24MondayShmini Atzeret/Simchat TorahNational holiday, Hebrew
Nov 8TuesdayYom HaAliyah School ObservanceObservance
Dec 21WednesdayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 25SundayHanukkah I (Holiday of lights)Observance, Hebrew
Dec 26MondayHanukkah IIObservance, Hebrew
Dec 27TuesdayHanukkah IIIObservance, Hebrew
Dec 28WednesdayHanukkah IVObservance, Hebrew
Dec 29ThursdayHanukkah VObservance, Hebrew
Dec 30FridayHanukkah VI/Rosh Chodesh TevetObservance, Hebrew
Dec 31SaturdayHanukkah VIIObservance, Hebrew

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