Here you can find some useful information which might help you while traveling in Israel.
National holidays & events:
- March 20: Palm Sunday
- March 23-25: Purim
- March 27: Easter Sunday
- April 22-29: Passover (Pesach)*
- April 30: Isru Hag*
- May 10-11: Israel’s Memorial Day (Yom Hazikaron)
- May 11-12: Israel’s Independence Day (Yom Haatsmaut)
- May 26: Lag B’omer
- June 7: Beginning of Ramadan
- July 7: Eid-UL-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
- August 13: Tish’a Be’av
- September 13: Eid-ul-Adha
- October 2-4: Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year)*
- October 11-12: Yom Kippur**
- October 16-23: Sukkot*
- October 23-24: Simchat Torah*
- November 27: Thanksgiving
- December 24-5: Christmas
- December 25-January 1: Hanukkah
- February 11: Tu BiShvat
- March 12-13: Purim
*No public transportation. Two-day holidays begin on the afternoon of the first day (Erev Hag) and end on the evening of the second day. During this time public transportation stops running. Taxi services operate all year long, including holidays.
** No Public Transportation, including taxi services.
Police – 100
Ambulance service – 101
Fire department – 102
Calling to Israel – 972 + local area code (minus zero) + subscriber number
For example, if you want to call 03-5161111, so from abroad you would dial 972-3-5161111 and within Israel you would dial 03-5161111.
Calling from Israel – 00 (or other provider’s code) + required number
For example in order to call to Germany call 00-49-17682111111