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2022 Public Holidays in Israel

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There are 9 officially recognized public holidays in Israel.

Public holidays are days of celebration where countries celebrate important historical or religious events. In some cases, there are public holidays which are celebrated exclusively in certain region of the country.

9 Public Holidays

15 Observance Holidays (Optional festivity)

English name
Date
Tu Bishvat (Arbor Day)January 17, 2022
Fast of EstherMarch 16, 2022
PurimMarch 17, 2022
Aliyah DayApril 11, 2022
Passover (Pesach)April 16, 2022
Passover (intermediate days)April 17, 2022
Mimouna, Seventh day of PassoverApril 22, 2022
Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah)April 28, 2022
Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terrorism Remembrance Day (Yom HaZikaron)May 4, 2022
Independence Day (Yom HaAtzmaut)May 5, 2022
Victory in Europe DayMay 9, 2022
Herzl DayMay 11, 2022
Lag BaOmerMay 19, 2022
Jerusalem Day (Yom Yerushalayim)May 29, 2022
Shavuot (Feast of Weeks)June 5, 2022
Seventeenth of Tamuz, fastJuly 17, 2022
Jabotinsky DayJuly 28, 2022
Tisha B'Av, fastAugust 7, 2022
Tu B'Av (Fifteenth of Av)August 12, 2022
Rosh Hashanah (Yom Teruah)September 26, 2022
Rosh Hashanah (Day 2)September 27, 2022
Fast of Gedaliah (Tzom Gedalya)September 28, 2022
Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur)October 5, 2022
Feast of Tabernacles (Sukkot)October 10, 2022
The week of SukkotOctober 11, 2022
Simchat Torah/ Shmini AtzeretOctober 17, 2022
Rabin DayNovember 6, 2022
SigdNovember 23, 2022
Ben-Gurion DayNovember 30, 2022
HanukkahDecember 19, 2022