Public Holidays in Israel in 2019

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