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April
15

In a country that has lived through so many wars, battles and attacks, and where military service is compulsory, War Memorial Day is an important...

Israel Public Holidays

Public holidays are listed here.

Public holiday note

Only the first and last days of Pesach and Sukkot are national holidays, but there may be some disruption on intermediate dates. Jewish festivals always commence on the evenings before the dates given below.

2022

March
17
Purim
Start date:
17 March 2022
End date:
18 March 2022

Celebrated one day later in Jerusalem and all other ancient walled cities.

April
15
Pesach (Passover)
Start date:
15 April 2022
End date:
23 April 2022
May
05
Yom Ha'atzmaut (Independence Day)
Start date:
5 May 2022
June
05
Shavuot (Pentecost)
Start date:
5 June 2022
September
26
Rosh Hashanah (New Year)
Start date:
26 September 2022
End date:
27 September 2022
October
05
Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement)
Start date:
5 October 2022
October
10
Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles)
Start date:
10 October 2022
End date:
16 October 2022
October
17
Simchat Torah
Start date:
17 October 2022
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