Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Israel for 2020 ready to be integrated into your application.

The State of Israel, established on May 14, 1948, is a Middle Eastern country located in Western Asia, along the Medeterranean Sea. Evidence of the earliest hominid, migrated from Africa, can be traced back to Israel. Israel is a Holy Land, where Jews, Christians and Muslims regard as sacred, and is home to Jerusalem, Temple Mount, the Western Wailing Wall, the Church of the Holy Sepulture, and the Sea of Galilee.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
March 2nd Monday Election Day
March 3rd Tuesday World Wildlife Day
March 9th Monday Erev Purim
March 10th Tuesday Purim (Tel Aviv)
March 20th Friday March Equinox
April 8th Wednesday Erev Pesach
April 9th Thursday Pesach Long weekend.
April 10th Friday Second Day of Pesach
April 11th Saturday Third Day of Pesach
April 12th Sunday Fourth Day of Pesach
April 13th Monday Fifth Day of Pesach
April 14th Tuesday Sixth Day of Pesach
April 15th Wednesday Seventh Day of Pesach
April 21st Tuesday Yom Ha'shoah
April 28th Tuesday Yom Ha'zikaron
April 29th Wednesday Yom Ha'atzmaut
May 1st Friday Father's Day
May 22nd Friday Yom Yerushalayim
May 22nd Friday Mother's Day
May 28th Thursday Erev Shavuot
May 29th Friday Shavuot
June 20th Saturday June Solstice
June 30th Tuesday International Asteroid Day
July 18th Saturday Nelson Mandela International Day
July 29th Wednesday Erev Tisha B'Av
July 30th Thursday Tisha B'Av Long weekend.
September 18th Friday Erev Rosh Hashanah
September 19th Saturday Rosh Hashanah
September 20th Sunday Second Day of Rosh Hashanah Long weekend.
September 22nd Tuesday September Equinox
September 28th Monday Yom Kippur
October 2nd Friday Erev Sukkot
October 3rd Saturday Sukkot
October 4th Sunday Second Day of Sukkot
October 5th Monday Third Day of Sukkot
October 6th Tuesday Fourth Day of Sukkot
October 7th Wednesday Fifth Day of Sukkot
October 8th Thursday Sixth Day of Sukkot
October 9th Friday Seventh Day of Sukkot
October 10th Saturday Simchat Torah
December 11th Friday Hanukkah
December 12th Saturday Second Day of Hanukkah
December 13th Sunday Third Day of Hanukkah
December 14th Monday Fourth Day of Hanukkah
December 15th Tuesday Fifth Day of Hanukkah
December 16th Wednesday Sixth Day of Hanukkah
December 17th Thursday Seventh Day of Hanukkah
December 18th Friday Eighth Day of Hanukkah
December 21st Monday December Solstice
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.
Long weekends are based on non-working days and not Saturday and Sunday explicitly.

We are continuously monitoring for changes to this data to ensure we're providing the most accurate information possible.
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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
GET /v1/holidays
$ curl -G -d country="IL" -d year="2020" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
import ""
hapi := holidayapi.NewV1("__YOUR_API_KEY__")
holidays, err := hapi.Holidays(map[string]interface{}{
  "country": "IL",
  "year": "2020",
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
  country: 'IL',
  year: '2020',
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'IL',
  'year' => '2020',
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$ = "IL"
$Body.year = "2020"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'IL',
  'year': '2020',
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi =
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'IL',
  'year': '2020',