Yom HaZikaron 2016 / יוֹם הַזִּכָּרוֹן 5776

Israeli Memorial Day 🇮🇱

Yom HaZikaron for Hebrew Year 5776 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 2013 5 Iyyar 5773
Yom HaZikaron 2014 5 Iyyar 5774
Yom HaZikaron 2015 3 Iyyar 5775
Yom HaZikaron 2016 3 Iyyar 5776
Yom HaZikaron 2017 5 Iyyar 5777
Yom HaZikaron 2018 3 Iyyar 5778
Yom HaZikaron 2019 3 Iyyar 5779
Yom HaZikaron 2020 4 Iyyar 5780


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