Public Holidays in Israel in 2020

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Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Monday Public Holiday Public Holiday Parliamentary elections
Tuesday Purim Not A Public Holiday Except Jeruslaem
Wednesday Shushan Purim Not A Public Holiday Jerusalem
Thursday Pesach I Public Holiday Passover begins
Wednesday Pesach VII Public Holiday Passover ends
Tuesday Memorial Day Not A Public Holiday Statutory holiday
Wednesday Independence Day Public Holiday National Day
Friday Victory Day Public Holiday
Friday Jerusalem Day Not A Public Holiday
Friday Pentecost Public Holiday Shavuot
Thursday Fast of Ninth of Av Public Holiday
Saturday Rosh Hashanah Public Holiday Jewish New Year
Sunday Rosh Hashanah Public Holiday
Monday Day of Atonement Public Holiday Yom Kippur
Saturday Sukkot Public Holiday Feast of Tabernacles
Saturday Simchat Torah Public Holiday
Friday Hanukkah Not A Public Holiday A holiday period, but not a national holiday


  • Only the first and last days of Passover and Sukkot are national holidays, but there may be some disruption on intermediate dates; many shops and businesses may open but close early.
  • Public holidays in Israel are national holidays officially recognised by the Knesset, Israel's parliament.
  • There are several observances in Israel that are called National Holidays but are not non-working days. They are marked in yellow above.