Israel Public Holidays 2017Today – 20 July 2017 – is not a holiday in Israel.
This page contains a national calendar of all 2017 public holidays. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.
|17 Apr||Mon||Seventh day of Passover|
|2 May||Tue||Independence Day|
|24 May||Wed||Yom Yerushalayim|
|31 May||Wed||Feast of Shavuot|
|21 Sep to 22 Sep||Thu to Fri||Rosh Hashanah|
|30 Sep||Sat||Yom Kippur|
|5 Oct||Thu||First Day of Sukkot|
|12 Oct||Thu||Simchat Torah|
|27 Oct||Fri||Yom HaAliyah|
As a predominately Jewish country, most public holidays in Israel are based on traditional Hebrew culture. Entitlement to paid holidays is determined by provisions set forth in employment contracts or union bargaining agreements. All Jewish employees are entitled to nine paid holidays per year.
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