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Israel School Holidays 2020 and 2021

This page contains a calendar of all 2020 and 2021 school holidays for Israel. These dates are unlikely to be modified by the Ministry of Education. However, please check back regularly for any updates that may occur.

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State Schools — School Year 2020-2021

School HolidaysStartsFinishes
First Day of School1 Sep 2020
(Tue)
Rosh Hashanah Break18 Sep 2020
(Fri)
20 Sep 2020
(Sun)
Yom Kippur Break27 Sep 2020
(Sun)
28 Sep 2020
(Mon)
Sukkot Break2 Oct 2020
(Fri)
11 Oct 2020
(Sun)
Hanukkah Break13 Dec 2020
(Sun)
18 Dec 2020
(Fri)
Purim Break25 Feb 2021
(Thu)
28 Feb 2021
(Sun)
Passover Break19 Mar 2021
(Fri)
4 Apr 2021
(Sun)
Shavout Break16 May 2021
(Sun)
18 May 2021
(Tue)
Summer Break (High Schools)21 Jun 2021
(Mon)
31 Aug 2021
(Tue)
Summer Break (Elementary Schools)1 Jul 2021
(Thu)
31 Aug 2021
(Tue)

Please visit education.gov.il for the original release for State school year 2020-2021.

 

Arab Schools — School Year 2020-2021

School HolidaysStartsFinishes
First Day of School1 Sep 2020
(Tue)
Winter Break24 Dec 2020
(Thu)
9 Jan 2021
(Sat)
Spring Break30 Mar 2021
(Tue)
17 Apr 2021
(Sat)
Summer Break (High Schools)21 Jun 2021
(Mon)
31 Aug 2021
(Tue)
Summer Break (Elementary Schools)1 Jul 2021
(Thu)
31 Aug 2021
(Tue)

Please visit education.gov.il for the original release for Arab school year 2020-2021.

 

Druze Schools — School Year 2020-2021

School HolidaysStartsFinishes
First Day of School1 Sep 2020
(Tue)
Winter Break (High Schools)20 Dec 2020
(Sun)
8 Jan 2021
(Fri)
Winter Break (Elementary Schools)21 Dec 2020
(Mon)
8 Jan 2021
(Fri)
Spring Break27 Mar 2021
(Sat)
11 Apr 2021
(Sun)
Summer Break (High Schools)21 Jun 2021
(Mon)
31 Aug 2021
(Tue)
Summer Break (Elementary Schools)1 Jul 2021
(Thu)
31 Aug 2021
(Tue)

Please visit education.gov.il for the original release for Druze school year 2020-2021.