List of national public holidays of Israel in 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2018 public holidays for Israel. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national list or choose your state’s calendar.

Day Date Holiday Notes
None None New Year Rosh HaShana
None None New Year Rosh HaShana
None None Chanukah The festival of Chanukah is a holiday period, but it is not a national holiday
None None Independence Day Yom HaAtzmaut
None None Fast of Ninth of Av Commemorates the destruction of the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem
None None Jerusalem Day Marks the reunification of Jerusalem after the Six-Day War
None None Passover (ends) Pesach
None None Passover (begins) Pesach
None None Pentecost Shavuot
None None Purim
None None Simchat Torah Celebrates the end of the annual cycle of Torah readings
None None Sukkot Feast of Tabernacles
None None Day of Atonement Yom Kippur
None None Public Holiday Voting in local elections
None None Victory Day