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Shemini Atzeret / Simchat Torah in Israel

Is Shemini Atzeret / Simchat Torah a Public Holiday?

Shemini Atzeret / Simchat Torah is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Shemini Atzeret / Simchat Torah Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015MonOct 5Shemini Atzeret / Simchat TorahNational holiday, Hebrew
2016MonOct 24Shemini Atzeret / Simchat TorahNational holiday, Hebrew
2017ThuOct 12Shemini Atzeret / Simchat TorahNational holiday, Hebrew
2018MonOct 1Shemini Atzeret / Simchat TorahNational holiday, Hebrew
2019MonOct 21Shemini Atzeret / Simchat TorahNational holiday, Hebrew
2020SatOct 10Shemini Atzeret / Simchat TorahNational holiday, Hebrew
2021TueSep 28Shemini Atzeret / Simchat TorahNational holiday, Hebrew
2022MonOct 17Shemini Atzeret / Simchat TorahNational holiday, Hebrew
2023SatOct 7Shemini Atzeret / Simchat TorahNational holiday, Hebrew
2024ThuOct 24Shemini Atzeret / Simchat TorahNational holiday, Hebrew
2025TueOct 14Shemini Atzeret / Simchat TorahNational holiday, Hebrew

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