School holiday calendar, for the current quarter in Israel

  • official calendar issued by the Ministry of Education
    Separate calendar for Arab and Druze schools
    PISA ranking (average 493): 467
    Average class size: more than 27
    While the average school year is 180 days, Israeli students are since 2017 in school for 227 days, making the number of school days one of the highest in the OECD
    Schooling is mandatory till age 18
    number of instructional hours per year in lower secondary education: 610
    schools close on Saturday
    school uniforms required
    Technion-Israel Institute of Technology ranking: Times Higher Education #--/QS ranking #--/Shanghai #67

  • We carry confirmed dates till May 2024

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Date Weekday Name
March 2, 2023ThursdayPurim (beginning)
March 8, 2023WednesdayPurim (end)
March 26, 2023SundayPurim (end)
April 5, 2023WednesdayPessah' (beginning)
April 16, 2023SundayPessah' (end)
April 25, 2023Tuesdaymid-term holiday (beginning)
April 27, 2023Thursdaymid-term holiday (end)
May 8, 2023MondayLag BaOmer (beginning)
May 10, 2023WednesdayLag BaOmer (end)
May 25, 2023Thursdaymid-term holiday (beginning)
May 28, 2023Sundaymid-term holiday (end)