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Israel School Holidays 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2018 school holidays for Israel. These dates are unlikely to be modified. However, please check back regularly for any updates that may occur.

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State Schools — School Year 2017-2018

School Holidays Starts Finishes
First Day of School 1 Sep 2017
(Fri)
Rosh Hashanah Break 20 Sep 2017
(Wed)
23 Sep 2017
(Sat)
Yom Kippur Break 29 Sep 2017
(Fri)
30 Sep 2017
(Sat)
Sukkot Break 4 Oct 2017
(Wed)
14 Oct 2017
(Sat)
Hanukkah Break 14 Dec 2017
(Thu)
20 Dec 2017
(Wed)
Purim Break 28 Feb 2018
(Wed)
3 Mar 2018
(Sat)
Passover Break 22 Mar 2018
(Thu)
7 Apr 2018
(Sat)
Shavout Break 5 May 2018
(Sat)
21 May 2018
(Mon)
Summer Break (High Schools) 19 Jun 2018
(Tue)
1 Sep 2018
(Sat)
Summer Break (Elementary Schools) 29 Jun 2018
(Fri)
1 Sep 2018
(Sat)

Visit education.gov.il for the original release for State school year 2017-2018.

Arab Schools — School Year 2017-2018

School Holidays Starts Finishes
First Day of School 1 Sep 2017
(Fri)
Winter Break 24 Dec 2017
(Sun)
8 Jan 2018
(Mon)
Spring Break 29 Mar 2018
(Thu)
13 Apr 2018
(Fri)
Summer Break (High Schools) 21 Jun 2018
(Thu)
31 Aug 2018
(Fri)
Summer Break (Elementary Schools) 1 Jul 2018
(Sun)
31 Aug 2018
(Fri)

Visit education.gov.il for the original release for Arab school year 2017-2018.

Druze Schools — School Year 2017-2018

School Holidays Starts Finishes
First Day of School 1 Sep 2017
(Fri)
Winter Break (Elementary Schools) 24 Dec 2017
(Sun)
6 Jan 2018
(Sat)
Winter Break (High Schools) 24 Dec 2017
(Sun)
7 Jan 2018
(Sun)
Spring Break (Elemenatry Schools) 23 Mar 2018
(Fri)
7 Apr 2018
(Sat)
Spring Break (High Schools) 23 Mar 2018
(Fri)
9 Apr 2018
(Mon)
Summer Break (High Schools) 21 Jun 2018
(Thu)
31 Aug 2018
(Fri)
Summer Break (Elementary Schools) 1 Jul 2018
(Sun)
31 Aug 2018
(Fri)

Visit education.gov.il for the original release for Druze school year 2017-2018.

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