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Holidays and Observances in Israel in 2023

Holidays and Observances in Israel in 2023

Date NameType
Jan 3TuesdayAsarah B'Tevet (Tenth of Tevet)Observance, Hebrew
Feb 6MondayTu BishvatObservance, Hebrew
Mar 6MondayFast of EstherObservance, Hebrew
Mar 6MondayPurim EveObservance, Hebrew
Mar 7TuesdayPurim (Tel Aviv)Local Holiday
Mar 8WednesdayShushan Purim (Jerusalem)Local Holiday
Mar 20MondayMarch EquinoxSeason
Apr 1SaturdayAliyah DayOfficial Holiday, Business as usual
Apr 5WednesdayPassover EveObservance, Hebrew
Apr 6ThursdayPassover (Day 1)National holiday, Hebrew
Apr 7FridayPassover (Day 2)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 8SaturdayPassover (Day 3)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 9SundayPassover (Day 4)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 10MondayPassover (Day 5)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 11TuesdayPassover (Day 6)Observance, Hebrew
Apr 12WednesdayPassover (Day 7)National holiday, Hebrew
Apr 18TuesdayYom HaShoahObservance, Hebrew
Apr 25TuesdayYom HaZikaronObservance, Hebrew
Apr 26WednesdayYom HaAtzmautNational holiday, Hebrew
May 9TuesdayLag BaOmerObservance, Hebrew
May 19FridayJerusalem DayObservance, Hebrew
May 25ThursdayShavuot EveObservance, Hebrew
May 26FridayShavuotNational holiday, Hebrew
Jun 21WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 6Thursday17th of TammuzObservance, Hebrew
Jul 26WednesdayTisha B'Av EveObservance, Hebrew
Jul 27ThursdayTisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
Sep 15FridayRosh Hashana EveObservance, Hebrew
Sep 16SaturdayRosh HashanaNational holiday, Hebrew
Sep 17SundayRosh Hashana (Day 2)National holiday, Hebrew
Sep 18MondayGedaliah FastObservance, Hebrew
Sep 23SaturdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Sep 24SundayYom Kippur EveObservance, Hebrew
Sep 25MondayYom KippurNational holiday, Hebrew
Sep 29FridaySukkot EveObservance, Hebrew
Sep 30SaturdaySukkot (Day 1)National holiday, Hebrew
Oct 1SundaySukkot (Day 2)Observance, Hebrew
Oct 2MondaySukkot (Day 3)Observance, Hebrew
Oct 3TuesdaySukkot (Day 4)Observance, Hebrew
Oct 4WednesdaySukkot (Day 5)Observance, Hebrew
Oct 5ThursdaySukkot (Day 6)Observance, Hebrew
Oct 6FridaySukkot (Day 7) / Hoshanah RabahObservance, Hebrew
Oct 7SaturdayShemini Atzeret / Simchat TorahNational holiday, Hebrew
Oct 22SundayAliyah Day School ObservanceObservance
Dec 8FridayHanukkah (Day 1)Observance, Hebrew
Dec 9SaturdayHanukkah (Day 2)Observance, Hebrew
Dec 10SundayHanukkah (Day 3)Observance, Hebrew
Dec 11MondayHanukkah (Day 4)Observance, Hebrew
Dec 12TuesdayHanukkah (Day 5)Observance, Hebrew
Dec 13WednesdayHanukkah (Day 6) / Rosh Chodesh TevetObservance, Hebrew
Dec 14ThursdayHanukkah (Day 7)Observance, Hebrew
Dec 15FridayHanukkah (Day 8)Observance, Hebrew
Dec 22FridayAsarah B'Tevet (Tenth of Tevet)Observance, Hebrew
Dec 22FridayDecember SolsticeSeason

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