Holidays observed by the Bank of Israel in 2013

We set below, for your information, a list of days in 2013 apart from Saturdays, which will be observed as Bank and Public Holidays in Israel.


22​ January​ Tuesday​ Elections day in Israel​​
24​ February Sunday Feast of Purim (Tel-Aviv)
    25 February Monday Feast of Purim (Jerusalem)
26 ​March ​Tuesday Passover
    01 April Monday Last Day of Passover
  16 April Tuesday Israel Independence Day
  15 May Wednesday Feast of Shavuot (Pentecost)
    16 July Tuesday Fast of Ninth of Av
    05 September Thursday Rosh Hashanah (New Year) 1st Day
    06 September Friday Rosh Hashanah (New Year) 2nd Day
  19 September Thursday First Day of Succot (Tabernacles)
    26 September Thursday Simchat Torah (Rejoicing of the Law Festival)







 On Fridays and on the eve of holidays as well as on intermediate days of Passover March 25 - March 31 and Tabernacles September 18 - September 25 banks are closed during the afternoon.

 In addition, the Bank of Israel will be closed on the following days (which are working days in other banking institutions):

25 March​ Monday​ Eve of Passover (Pesach)
04 September​ Wednesday​ Eve of Rosh Hashana (New Year)​
13 September​ Friday​ Eve of Yom Kippur (day of atonement)