Is May 13 2016 Part Of A Jewish Celebration?
The following is a collection of holidays, commemorations, observations and celebrations for the Jewish community during Friday, 2016-05-13. For more information on the equivalence of dates in the Hebrew calendar and other calendars, please see Hebrew Calendar 5776.
Day 20 in the Counting of the Omer[minor]
Israel Independence Day: [israel] Israel Independence Day, also referred to as Yom Ha'atzmaut, is the national day of Israel, commemorating the Israeli Declaration of Independence in 1948. It is celebrated on 5th of Iyar according to the Hebrew calendar. Yom Ha'atzmaut is preceded by Yom Hazikaron, the Israeli Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terrorism Remembrance Day.