Yom HaZikaron 1996 / יוֹם הַזִּכָּרוֹן 5756

Israeli Memorial Day 🇮🇱

Yom HaZikaron for Hebrew Year 5756 began on and ended 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

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Yom HaZikaron 1993 4 Iyyar 5753
Yom HaZikaron 1994 2 Iyyar 5754
Yom HaZikaron 1995 3 Iyyar 5755
Yom HaZikaron 1996 4 Iyyar 5756
Yom HaZikaron 1997 4 Iyyar 5757
Yom HaZikaron 1998 3 Iyyar 5758
Yom HaZikaron 1999 4 Iyyar 5759
Yom HaZikaron 2000 4 Iyyar 5760


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