Yom HaZikaron / יוֹם הַזִּכָּרוֹן
Israeli Memorial Day 🇮🇱
Yom HaZikaron for Hebrew Year 5783 begins at sundown on and ends at nightfall on .
Israeli Memorial Day. Remembers those who died in the War of Independence and other wars in Israel. The full name of the holiday is Yom HaZikaron LeHalalei Ma’arakhot Yisrael ul’Nifge’ei Pe’ulot HaEivah (Hebrew: יוֹם הזִּכָּרוֹן לְחַלְלֵי מַעֲרָכוֹת יִשְׂרָאֵל וּלְנִפְגְעֵי פְּעֻלּוֹת הָאֵיבָה), Memorial Day for the Fallen Soldiers of the Wars of Israel and Victims of Actions of Terrorism. Although Yom Hazikaron is normally observed on the 4th of Iyyar, it may be moved earlier or postponed if observance of the holiday (or Yom HaAtzma’ut, which always follows it) would conflict with Shabbat.
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Dates for Yom HaZikaron
|Yom HaZikaron 2021||2 Iyyar 5781|
|Yom HaZikaron 2022||3 Iyyar 5782|
|Yom HaZikaron 2023||4 Iyyar 5783|
|Yom HaZikaron 2024||5 Iyyar 5784|
|Yom HaZikaron 2025||2 Iyyar 5785|
|Yom HaZikaron 2026||4 Iyyar 5786|
|Yom HaZikaron 2027||4 Iyyar 5787|
|Yom HaZikaron 2028||5 Iyyar 5788|
- The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary (paid link)
- Rabbi Michael Strassfeld