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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.
Sukkot is celebrated among many Jewish people worldwide.
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About Sukkot I

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Sukkot I Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2010ThuSep 23Sukkot INational holiday, Hebrew
2011ThuOct 13Sukkot INational holiday, Hebrew
2012MonOct 1Sukkot INational holiday, Hebrew
2013ThuSep 19Sukkot INational holiday, Hebrew
2014ThuOct 9Sukkot INational holiday, Hebrew
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

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