Academic Schedule for the 2012/2013 Academic Year
First day of studies 21.10.2012
Hanukkah vacation* 9.12.2012
Asarah B'Tevet Fast (no studies) 23.12.2012
Last day of studies—first semester 20.1.2013
Inter-semestrial break 21.1.2013—25.2.2013 (inclusive)
First day of studies—second semester 26.2.2013
Passover vacation 20.3.2013—2.4.2013 (inclusive)
Back to studies 3.4.2013
Memorial Day, Independence Day 15.4.2013—16.4.2013 (inclusive)
Jerusalem Day vacation 8.5.2013
Pentecost (Shavuot) vacation 14.5.2013—16.5.2013 (inclusive)
Students' Day TBD (from 14:00 and onward)
Last day of studies, 2012/2013 19.6.2013
First day of studies, 2013/2014 6.10.2013
The libraries will be closed during memorial services (Holocaust Memorial Day, IDF Fallen Soldiers and Terror Victims Memorial Day, Yitzhak Rabin Memorial).
On Sunday, 28.10.2012, a memorial service for the late Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin will be held between 12:00 and 14:00. During this time no studies will take place.
* In other days when candles are lit, studies will end at 16:00.
On the eve of Holocaust Memorial Day – Sunday, 7.4.2013, studies will end at 18:00.
On Holocaust Memorial Day (postponed) – Monday, 8.4.2013, a memorial service will be held between 12:00 and 14:00. During this time no studies will take place.
On Sunday, 14.4.2013, a memorial service for IDF Fallen Soldiers and Terror Victims will be held between 12:00 and 14:00. During this time no studies will take place.
On this day – studies will end at 18:00.
"Mincha" (afternoon) Prayer times at the synagogue: 12:30, 13:35, 14:30, 15:35
"Ma'ariv" (evening) Prayer times at the synagogue: 17:35, 19:35