Israel has a total of 53 holidays in 2021. 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
Thursday, January 28, 2021 Tu B'Shevat is the 15th day of the Jewish month of Shevat and is the birthday for trees that bear fruit or nuts.
Fast of Esther
Thursday, February 25, 2021 Fast of Esther is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Purim Eve
Thursday, February 25, 2021 Purim Eve is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Purim (Tel Aviv)
Friday, February 26, 2021 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)
Sunday, February 28, 2021 Shushan Purim (Jerusalem) is a local holiday in Israel
March Equinox
Saturday, March 20, 2021 March Equinox in Israel (Jerusalem)
Aliyah Day
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 Aliyah Day is a official holiday, business as usual in Israel
Passover Eve
Saturday, March 27, 2021 Passover Eve is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Passover (Day 1)
Sunday, March 28, 2021 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)
Monday, March 29, 2021 Passover (Day 2) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Passover (Day 3)
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 Passover (Day 3) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Passover (Day 4)
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 Passover (Day 4) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Passover (Day 5)
Thursday, April 1, 2021 Passover (Day 5) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Passover (Day 6)
Friday, April 2, 2021 Passover (Day 6) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Passover (Day 7)
Saturday, April 3, 2021 The last day of Passover marks the end of the Passover period, which lasts for seven or eight days.
Yom HaShoah
Thursday, April 8, 2021 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, April 14, 2021 Yom HaZikaron is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Yom HaAtzmaut
Thursday, April 15, 2021 Israel's Independence Day, also known as Yom Ha'atzmaut, marks the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence of Israel.
Lag BaOmer
Friday, April 30, 2021 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
Monday, May 10, 2021 Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) is the anniversary of Jerusalem's reunification.
Shavuot Eve
Sunday, May 16, 2021 Shavuot Eve is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Shavuot
Monday, May 17, 2021 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
Monday, June 21, 2021 June Solstice in Israel (Jerusalem)
17th of Tammuz
Sunday, June 27, 2021 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, July 17, 2021 Tisha B'Av Eve is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Tisha B'Av
Sunday, July 18, 2021 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.
Rosh Hashana Eve
Monday, September 6, 2021 Rosh Hashana Eve is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Rosh Hashana
Tuesday, September 7, 2021 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)
Wednesday, September 8, 2021 Rosh Hashana (Day 2) is a national holiday and Jewish holiday in Israel
Gedaliah Fast
Thursday, September 9, 2021 Gedaliah Fast is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Yom Kippur Eve
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 Yom Kippur Eve is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Yom Kippur
Thursday, September 16, 2021 Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) is an important Jewish holiday that centers on the themes of atonement and repentance.
Sukkot Eve
Monday, September 20, 2021 Sukkot Eve is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Sukkot (Day 1)
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 The first day of Sukkot marks the start of the Sukkot festival, celebrated among Jewish communities worldwide.
September Equinox
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 September Equinox in Israel (Jerusalem)
Sukkot (Day 2)
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 Sukkot (Day 2) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Sukkot (Day 3)
Thursday, September 23, 2021 Sukkot (Day 3) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Sukkot (Day 4)
Friday, September 24, 2021 Sukkot (Day 4) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Sukkot (Day 5)
Saturday, September 25, 2021 Sukkot (Day 5) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Sukkot (Day 6)
Sunday, September 26, 2021 Sukkot (Day 6) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Sukkot (Day 7) / Hoshanah Rabah
Monday, September 27, 2021 The last day of Sukkot marks the end of the Sukkot festival, celebrated among Jewish communities worldwide.
Shemini Atzeret / Simchat Torah
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 Shemini Atzeret / Simchat Torah is a national holiday and Jewish holiday in Israel
Aliyah Day School Observance
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 Aliyah Day School Observance is a observance in Israel
Hanukkah (Day 1)
Monday, November 29, 2021 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, November 30, 2021 Hanukkah (Day 2) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Hanukkah (Day 3)
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 Hanukkah (Day 3) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Hanukkah (Day 4)
Thursday, December 2, 2021 Hanukkah (Day 4) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Hanukkah (Day 5)
Friday, December 3, 2021 Hanukkah (Day 5) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Hanukkah (Day 6) / Rosh Chodesh Tevet
Saturday, December 4, 2021 Hanukkah (Day 6) / Rosh Chodesh Tevet is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Hanukkah (Day 7)
Sunday, December 5, 2021 Hanukkah (Day 7) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
Hanukkah (Day 8)
Monday, December 6, 2021 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.
Asarah B'Tevet (Tenth of Tevet)
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 Asarah B'Tevet (Tenth of Tevet) is a observance and Jewish holiday in Israel
December Solstice
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 December Solstice in Israel (Jerusalem)