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Holidays in Israel in 2017

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DateWeekdayHoliday NameHoliday Type
Jan 1SundayHanukkah VIIIObservance, Hebrew
Jan 8SundayAsarah B'TevetObservance, Hebrew
Feb 11SaturdayTu BishvatObservance, Hebrew
Mar 9ThursdayTa'anit Esther (Fast of Esther)Observance, Hebrew
Mar 12SundayPurim (Tel Aviv)National holiday, Hebrew
Mar 13MondayShushan Purim (Jerusalem)National holiday, Hebrew
Mar 20MondayMarch equinoxSeason
Apr 6ThursdayYom HaAliyahNational holiday
Apr 11TuesdayPesach I (First day of Passover)National holiday, Hebrew
Apr 12WednesdayPesach II (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 13ThursdayPesach III (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 14FridayPesach IV (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 15SaturdayPesach V (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 16SundayPesach VI (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 17MondayPesach VII (Last day of Passover)National holiday, Hebrew
Apr 24MondayYom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayObservance, Hebrew
May 1MondayYom HaZikaron (Memorial Day)Observance, Hebrew
May 2TuesdayYom HaAtzmaut (Independence Day)National holiday, Hebrew
May 14SundayLag B'OmerObservance, Hebrew
May 24WednesdayYom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day)National holiday, Hebrew
May 31WednesdayShavuot (Pentecost)National holiday, Hebrew
Jun 21WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 11TuesdayFast of Shiva Asar B'TammuzObservance, Hebrew
Aug 1TuesdayTisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
Sep 21ThursdayRosh Hashana (New Year)National holiday, Hebrew
Sep 22FridaySeptember equinoxSeason
Sep 22FridayRosh Hashana II (New Year day 2)National holiday, Hebrew
Sep 24SundayTzom GedaliahObservance, Hebrew
Sep 30SaturdayYom KippurNational holiday, Hebrew
Oct 5ThursdaySukkot INational holiday, Hebrew
Oct 6FridaySukkot IIObservance, Hebrew
Oct 7SaturdaySukkot IIIObservance, Hebrew
Oct 8SundaySukkot IVObservance, Hebrew
Oct 9MondaySukkot VObservance, Hebrew
Oct 10TuesdaySukkot VIObservance, Hebrew
Oct 11WednesdaySukkot VII/Hoshanah RabahObservance, Hebrew
Oct 12ThursdayShmini Atzeret/Simchat TorahNational holiday, Hebrew
Oct 27FridayYom HaAliyah School ObservanceObservance
Dec 13WednesdayHanukkah I (Holiday of lights)Observance, Hebrew
Dec 14ThursdayHanukkah IIObservance, Hebrew
Dec 15FridayHanukkah IIIObservance, Hebrew
Dec 16SaturdayHanukkah IVObservance, Hebrew
Dec 17SundayHanukkah VObservance, Hebrew
Dec 18MondayHanukkah VI/Rosh Chodesh TevetObservance, Hebrew
Dec 19TuesdayHanukkah VIIObservance, Hebrew
Dec 20WednesdayHanukkah VIIIObservance, Hebrew
Dec 21ThursdayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 28ThursdayAsarah B'TevetObservance, Hebrew

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