Israel has a total of 54 holidays in 2019. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date Details
Tu Bishvat
Monday, January 21, 2019 Tu B'Shevat is the 15th day of the Jewish month of Shevat and is the birthday for trees that bear fruit or nuts.
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 March Equinox in Israel (Jerusalem)
Fast of Esther
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Fast of Esther is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Purim Eve
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Purim Eve is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Purim (Tel Aviv)
Thursday, March 21, 2019 Purim is a Jewish holiday to celebrate the deliverance of the Jewish people from a plot to kill all of them during the Persian empire, as told in the scroll of Esther.
Shushan Purim (Jerusalem)
Friday, March 22, 2019 Shushan Purim (Jerusalem) is a local holiday in Israel
Election Day
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 Election Day is a national holiday in Israel
Aliyah Day
Monday, April 15, 2019 Aliyah Day is a official holiday, business as usual in Israel
Passover Eve
Friday, April 19, 2019 Passover Eve is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Passover (Day 1)
Saturday, April 20, 2019 During Passover, the Jewish people remember the liberation of the Israelites from slavery, their exodus from Egypt, and that their first-born children were spared during the 10th plague, as told in the Haggadah.
Passover (Day 2)
Sunday, April 21, 2019 Passover (Day 2) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Passover (Day 3)
Monday, April 22, 2019 Passover (Day 3) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Passover (Day 4)
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Passover (Day 4) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Passover (Day 5)
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 Passover (Day 5) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Passover (Day 6)
Thursday, April 25, 2019 Passover (Day 6) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Passover (Day 7)
Friday, April 26, 2019 The last day of Passover marks the end of the Passover period, which lasts for seven or eight days.
Yom HaShoah
Thursday, May 2, 2019 Yom HaShoah is a Jewish day of remembrance for the lives and the heroism of the six million Jewish people who died in the Holocaust in the years leading up to and during World War II.
Yom HaZikaron
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 Yom HaZikaron is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Yom HaAtzmaut
Thursday, May 9, 2019 Israel's Independence Day, also known as Yom Ha'atzmaut, marks the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence of Israel.
Lag BaOmer
Thursday, May 23, 2019 Lag B'Omer (Lag Ba'Omer, Lag La'omer, Lag L'Omer) is the 33rd day of the Counting of the Omer, which is a period of 49 days between the Jewish holidays of Passover and Shavuot.
Jerusalem Day
Sunday, June 2, 2019 Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) is the anniversary of Jerusalem's reunification.
Shavuot Eve
Saturday, June 8, 2019 Shavuot Eve is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Shavuot
Sunday, June 9, 2019 Shavuot, sometimes known as the Festival of the Weeks, is a Jewish holiday to mark the end of the Counting of the Omer and the anniversary of the day when Jewish people received the Torah.
June Solstice
Friday, June 21, 2019 June Solstice in Israel (Jerusalem)
17th of Tammuz
Sunday, July 21, 2019 The 17th day of the Jewish month of Tammuz is a day of mourning to mark the anniversary of five calamities that befell the Jewish people. It is known as the Fast of Shiva Asar B'Tammuz.
Tisha B'Av Eve
Saturday, August 10, 2019 Tisha B'Av Eve is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Tisha B'Av
Sunday, August 11, 2019 Tisha B' Av is a Jewish day of prayer and fasting. It is observed on the ninth day of the month of Av in the Jewish calendar. It commemorate the anniversary of five calamities, including the destruction of the First Temple and the Second Temple.
Election Day
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Election Day is a national holiday in Israel
September Equinox
Monday, September 23, 2019 September Equinox in Israel (Jerusalem)
Rosh Hashana Eve
Sunday, September 29, 2019 Rosh Hashana Eve is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Rosh Hashana
Monday, September 30, 2019 Rosh Hashana, commonly known as the Jewish New Year, is the first day of Tishrei, the seventh month in the Hebrew calendar.
Rosh Hashana (Day 2)
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 Rosh Hashana (Day 2) is a national holiday and Jewish holiday in Israel
Gedaliah Fast
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 Gedaliah Fast is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Yom Kippur Eve
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 Yom Kippur Eve is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Yom Kippur
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) is an important Jewish holiday that centers on the themes of atonement and repentance.
Sukkot Eve
Sunday, October 13, 2019 Sukkot Eve is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Sukkot (Day 1)
Monday, October 14, 2019 The first day of Sukkot marks the start of the Sukkot festival, celebrated among Jewish communities worldwide.
Sukkot (Day 2)
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 Sukkot (Day 2) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Sukkot (Day 3)
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Sukkot (Day 3) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Sukkot (Day 4)
Thursday, October 17, 2019 Sukkot (Day 4) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Sukkot (Day 5)
Friday, October 18, 2019 Sukkot (Day 5) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Sukkot (Day 6)
Saturday, October 19, 2019 Sukkot (Day 6) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Sukkot (Day 7) / Hoshanah Rabah
Sunday, October 20, 2019 The last day of Sukkot marks the end of the Sukkot festival, celebrated among Jewish communities worldwide.
Shemini Atzeret / Simchat Torah
Monday, October 21, 2019 Shemini Atzeret / Simchat Torah is a national holiday and Jewish holiday in Israel
Aliyah Day School Observance
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 Aliyah Day School Observance is a observance in Israel
December Solstice
Sunday, December 22, 2019 December Solstice in Israel (Jerusalem)
Hanukkah (Day 1)
Monday, December 23, 2019 Hanukkah, also known as Chanukah or the Festival of Lights, is celebrated for 8 days between the 25th day of the month of Kislev to the second day of Tevet in the Hebrew calendar.
Hanukkah (Day 2)
Tuesday, December 24, 2019 Hanukkah (Day 2) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Hanukkah (Day 3)
Wednesday, December 25, 2019 Hanukkah (Day 3) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Hanukkah (Day 4)
Thursday, December 26, 2019 Hanukkah (Day 4) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Hanukkah (Day 5)
Friday, December 27, 2019 Hanukkah (Day 5) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Hanukkah (Day 6) / Rosh Chodesh Tevet
Saturday, December 28, 2019 Hanukkah (Day 6) / Rosh Chodesh Tevet is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Hanukkah (Day 7)
Sunday, December 29, 2019 Hanukkah (Day 7) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Hanukkah (Day 8)
Monday, December 30, 2019 Hanukkah, also known as Chanukah or the Festival of Lights, is celebrated for eight days between the 25th day of the month of Kislev to the second day of Tevet in the Hebrew calendar.