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Israel Festival - Events
Israel Festivals and Events Guide - TravelPuppy.com
For a complete list of festival - events please contact the Israel Government Tourist Office (see Contacts section). The following is a selection of special events happening in Israel in 2005:

March 20 to March 26:  Holy Week in Jerusalem.

March 25: Purim (a Jewish festival), nationwide.

April: The Haifa International Theatre Festival for Children and Youth.

May 5
: Holocaust Martyrs and Heroes Remembrance Day, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem.

May 26 to June 16
: Israel Festival in Jerusalem.

August 18 to August 28: Jerusalem World Pride (gay and lesbian festival).

October: Israel Fringe Theatre Festival in Acre

October: Sukkot, The Festival of Shelter, nationwide.

October 13: Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement), nationwide.

December: Hanukkah, a celebration of the Jewish equivalent to Christmas.