Public Holidays in Israel in 2024

When are the next Public holidays in Israel?

Israel Upcoming Holidays

List of Holidays in Israel in 2024

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Tuesday Public Holiday Public Holiday Allow voting in municipal elections
Sunday Purim Not A Public Holiday
Monday Pesach I Public Holiday Passover begins
Monday Pesach VII Public Holiday Passover ends
Thursday Victory Day Public Holiday
Monday Memorial Day Not A Public Holiday Statutory holiday
Tuesday Independence Day Public Holiday National Day
Wednesday Jerusalem Day Not A Public Holiday
Wednesday Pentecost Public Holiday Shavuot
Tuesday Fast of Ninth of Av Public Holiday
Thursday Rosh Hashanah Public Holiday Jewish New Year
Friday Rosh Hashanah Public Holiday
Saturday Day of Atonement Public Holiday Yom Kippur
Friday Sukkot Public Holiday Feast of Tabernacles
Thursday Simchat Torah Public Holiday
Thursday 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.