The content below has been derived from, and the links have been modified to point to the ScrollScraper tikkun readings. The unadulterated version of this web page appears here.
Yom HaAtzma'ut - Israeli Independence Day - יום העצמאות | Hebcal Jewish Calendar

Yom HaAtzma'ut / יוֹם הָעַצְמָאוּת

Yom HaAtzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for Hebrew Year 5781 begins at sundown on and ends at nightfall on .

Israeli Independence Day. Commemorates the declaration of independence of Israel in 1948. Note that Hebcal displays modern holidays like Yom HaAtzma'ut according to the Israeli schedule. Although Yom HaAtzma'ut is normally observed on the 5th of Iyyar, it may be moved earlier or postponed if observance of the holiday (or Yom HaZikaron, which always precedes it) would conflict with Shabbat.

Read more from Wikipedia →


Dates for Yom HaAtzma'ut

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Yom HaAtzma'ut 2020 5 Iyyar 5780
Yom HaAtzma'ut 2021 3 Iyyar 5781
Yom HaAtzma'ut 2022 4 Iyyar 5782
Yom HaAtzma'ut 2023 5 Iyyar 5783
Yom HaAtzma'ut 2024 6 Iyyar 5784
Yom HaAtzma'ut 2025 3 Iyyar 5785
Yom HaAtzma'ut 2026 5 Iyyar 5786
Yom HaAtzma'ut 2027 5 Iyyar 5787
Yom HaAtzma'ut 2028 6 Iyyar 5788
Yom HaAtzma'ut 2029 4 Iyyar 5789
Yom HaAtzma'ut 2030 5 Iyyar 5790


The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary (paid link)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
Books (paid links)
It's Israel's Birthday!

It's Israel's Birthday!
by Ellen Dietrick