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Holidays and Observances in Israel in 2018

Holidays and Observances in Israel in 2018

Date NameType
Jan 31WednesdayTu BishvatObservance, Hebrew
Feb 28WednesdayFast of EstherObservance, Hebrew
Feb 28WednesdayPurim EveObservance, Hebrew
Mar 1ThursdayPurim (Tel Aviv)Local Holiday
Mar 2FridayShushan Purim (Jerusalem)Local Holiday
Mar 20TuesdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 26MondayAliyah DayOfficial Holiday, Business as usual
Mar 30FridayPassover EveObservance, Hebrew
Mar 31SaturdayPassover (Day 1)National holiday, Hebrew
Apr 1SundayPassover (Day 2)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 2MondayPassover (Day 3)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 3TuesdayPassover (Day 4)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 4WednesdayPassover (Day 5)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 5ThursdayPassover (Day 6)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 6FridayPassover (Day 7)National holiday, Hebrew
Apr 12ThursdayYom HaShoahObservance, Hebrew
Apr 18WednesdayYom HaZikaronObservance, Hebrew
Apr 19ThursdayYom HaAtzmautNational holiday, Hebrew
May 3ThursdayLag BaOmerObservance, Hebrew
May 13SundayJerusalem DayNational holiday
May 19SaturdayShavuot EveObservance, Hebrew
May 20SundayShavuotNational holiday, Hebrew
Jun 21ThursdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 1Sunday17th of TammuzObservance, Hebrew
Jul 21SaturdayTisha B'Av EveObservance, Hebrew
Jul 22SundayTisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
Sep 9SundayRosh Hashana EveObservance, Hebrew
Sep 10MondayRosh HashanaNational holiday, Hebrew
Sep 11TuesdayRosh Hashana (Day 2)National holiday, Hebrew
Sep 12WednesdayGedaliah FastObservance, Hebrew
Sep 18TuesdayYom Kippur EveObservance, Hebrew
Sep 19WednesdayYom KippurNational holiday, Hebrew
Sep 23SundaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Sep 23SundaySukkot EveObservance, Hebrew
Sep 24MondaySukkot (Day 1)National holiday, Hebrew
Sep 25TuesdaySukkot (Day 2)Observance, Hebrew
Sep 26WednesdaySukkot (Day 3)Observance, Hebrew
Sep 27ThursdaySukkot (Day 4)Observance, Hebrew
Sep 28FridaySukkot (Day 5)Observance, Hebrew
Sep 29SaturdaySukkot (Day 6)Observance, Hebrew
Sep 30SundaySukkot (Day 7) / Hoshanah RabahObservance, Hebrew
Oct 1MondayShemini Atzeret / Simchat TorahNational holiday, Hebrew
Oct 16TuesdayAliyah Day School ObservanceObservance
Oct 30TuesdayMunicipal Election DayNational holiday
Dec 3MondayHanukkah (Day 1)Observance, Hebrew
Dec 4TuesdayHanukkah (Day 2)Observance, Hebrew
Dec 5WednesdayHanukkah (Day 3)Observance, Hebrew
Dec 6ThursdayHanukkah (Day 4)Observance, Hebrew
Dec 7FridayHanukkah (Day 5)Observance, Hebrew
Dec 8SaturdayHanukkah (Day 6) / Rosh Chodesh TevetObservance, Hebrew
Dec 9SundayHanukkah (Day 7)Observance, Hebrew
Dec 10MondayHanukkah (Day 8)Observance, Hebrew
Dec 18TuesdayAsarah B'Tevet (Tenth of Tevet)Observance, Hebrew
Dec 22SaturdayDecember SolsticeSeason

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