When is Israel’s Independence Day in 2017?


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If yes, you have come to the right place. Israel’s Independence Day in 2017 will be observed on Monday, 1st May.

David Ben-Gurion, the first Prime Minister of Israel, publicly read the Declaration of Independence of Israel on May 14, 1948. According to the Jewish calendar, this was the fifth day of Iyar, the eighth month of the civil year, in the year 5708.

The anniversary of this date on the Jewish calendar is known as Yom Ha’atzmaut and usually, falls in April or May of the Gregorian Calendar.However, Israel’s Independence Day will begin on the evening of Monday, 1st May and will end on the evening of Tuesday, 2nd May.