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Holidays and Observances in Israel in 2019

Holidays and Observances in Israel in 2019

Date NameType
Jan 21MondayTu BishvatObservance, Hebrew
Mar 20WednesdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 20WednesdayTa'anit Esther (Fast of Esther)Observance, Hebrew
Mar 20WednesdayErev PurimObservance, Hebrew
Mar 21ThursdayPurim (Tel Aviv)Local Holiday
Mar 22FridayShushan Purim (Jerusalem)Local Holiday
Apr 15MondayYom HaAliyahOfficial Holiday, Business as usual
Apr 19FridayErev PesachObservance, Hebrew
Apr 20SaturdayPesach I (First day of Passover)National holiday, Hebrew
Apr 21SundayPesach II (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 22MondayPesach III (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 23TuesdayPesach IV (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 24WednesdayPesach V (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 25ThursdayPesach VI (Passover)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 26FridayPesach VII (Last day of Passover)National holiday, Hebrew
May 2ThursdayYom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayObservance, Hebrew
May 8WednesdayYom HaZikaron (Memorial Day)Observance, Hebrew
May 9ThursdayYom HaAtzmaut (Independence Day)National holiday, Hebrew
May 23ThursdayLag B'OmerObservance, Hebrew
Jun 2SundayYom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day)National holiday
Jun 8SaturdayErev ShavuotObservance, Hebrew
Jun 9SundayShavuot (Pentecost)National holiday, Hebrew
Jun 21FridayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 21SundayFast of Shiva Asar B'TammuzObservance, Hebrew
Aug 10SaturdayErev Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
Aug 11SundayTisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
Sep 23MondaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Sep 29SundayErev Rosh HashanaObservance, Hebrew
Sep 30MondayRosh Hashana (New Year)National holiday, Hebrew
Oct 1TuesdayRosh Hashana II (New Year day 2)National holiday, Hebrew
Oct 2WednesdayTzom GedaliahObservance, Hebrew
Oct 8TuesdayErev Yom KippurObservance, Hebrew
Oct 9WednesdayYom KippurNational holiday, Hebrew
Oct 13SundayErev SukkotObservance, Hebrew
Oct 14MondaySukkot INational holiday, Hebrew
Oct 15TuesdaySukkot IIObservance, Hebrew
Oct 16WednesdaySukkot IIIObservance, Hebrew
Oct 17ThursdaySukkot IVObservance, Hebrew
Oct 18FridaySukkot VObservance, Hebrew
Oct 19SaturdaySukkot VIObservance, Hebrew
Oct 20SundaySukkot VII/Hoshanah RabahObservance, Hebrew
Oct 21MondayShmini Atzeret/Simchat TorahNational holiday, Hebrew
Nov 5TuesdayYom HaAliyah School ObservanceObservance
Dec 22SundayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 23MondayHanukkah I (Holiday of lights)Observance, Hebrew
Dec 24TuesdayHanukkah IIObservance, Hebrew
Dec 25WednesdayHanukkah IIIObservance, Hebrew
Dec 26ThursdayHanukkah IVObservance, Hebrew
Dec 27FridayHanukkah VObservance, Hebrew
Dec 28SaturdayHanukkah VI/Rosh Chodesh TevetObservance, Hebrew
Dec 29SundayHanukkah VIIObservance, Hebrew
Dec 30MondayHanukkah VIIIObservance, Hebrew

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