Is May 12 2016 Part Of A Jewish Celebration?
The following is a collection of holidays, commemorations, observations and celebrations for the Jewish community during Thursday, 2016-05-12. For more information on the equivalence of dates in the Hebrew calendar and other calendars, please see Hebrew Calendar 5776.
Day 19 in the Counting of the Omer[minor]
Yom Hazikaron: [israel] Yom Hazikaron, also called Day of Remembrance for the Fallen Soldiers of Israel and Victims of Terrorism, is Israel's official Memorial Day. The national observance was enacted into law in 1963. While Yom Hazikaron has been traditionally dedicated to fallen soldiers, commemoration has now been extended to civilian victims of political violence, Palestinian political violence, and terrorism in general.