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Sukkot I in Israel

The first day of Sukkot (Succot, Succoth, Sukkoth) is the start of the Feast of Tabernacles period. The festival starts on 15th day of Tishri (or Tishrei) in the Jewish calendar. Many Jewish people around the world visit Jerusalem around this time.

Is Sukkot I a Public Holiday?

Sukkot I is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Rabbi holding lulav

Sukkot is celebrated among many Jewish people worldwide.

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About Sukkot I

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Sukkot I Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015MonSep 28Sukkot INational holiday, Hebrew
2016MonOct 17Sukkot INational holiday, Hebrew
2017ThuOct 5Sukkot INational holiday, Hebrew
2018MonSep 24Sukkot INational holiday, Hebrew
2019MonOct 14Sukkot INational holiday, Hebrew
2020SatOct 3Sukkot INational holiday, Hebrew
2021TueSep 21Sukkot INational holiday, Hebrew
2022MonOct 10Sukkot INational holiday, Hebrew
2023SatSep 30Sukkot INational holiday, Hebrew
2024ThuOct 17Sukkot INational holiday, Hebrew
2025TueOct 7Sukkot INational holiday, Hebrew

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