Yom HaAtzma’ut 2019 / יוֹם הָעַצְמָאוּת 5779

Israeli Independence Day 🇮🇱

Yom HaAtzma'ut for Hebrew Year 5779 began on and ended on .

Israeli Independence Day. Commemorates the declaration of independence of Israel in 1948. 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.
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Dates for Yom HaAtzma’ut

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Yom HaAtzma'ut 2016 4 Iyyar 5776
Yom HaAtzma'ut 2017 6 Iyyar 5777
Yom HaAtzma'ut 2018 4 Iyyar 5778
Yom HaAtzma'ut 2019 4 Iyyar 5779
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

References

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

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