Jerusalem Day (Yom Yerushalayim) is the day that commemorates Israel’s re-gain of control over the city in 1967. It is celebrated every year in May or June, with festivities and events held across Jerusalem. This year, Jerusalem Day will begin at sundown on Thursday, 18 May 2023 and conclude at nightfall on Friday, 19 May 2023.
Check below to see what happened on Jerusalem Day in previous years.
Jerusalem Day Events – 2020
Yom Yerushalayim concert
The Jerusalem Municipality presents a Closing Concert by the Jerusalem Orchestra in Safra Square. The event will be open for the public with 40 shekels a ticket, or 20 shekels for Jerusalem card holders. The event will also be broadcasted on the Municipality’s website at 8:30pm. The orchestra, conducted by Maestro Tom Cohen, welcomes Eviatar Banai, Yuval Dayan, Banya Berebi and Eliad, Israeli artists. It is bound to be an exciting and unique concert for the Holy City.
Central Thanksgiving Rally
Commemorating the 54th anniversary of the unification of the city, this years rally is in person. Attendants will include Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion, the Chief Rabbis, heads of the local yeshivas, ministers, members of the Knesset, and various public figures. Performances will feature the Lehava Orchestra and Yonatan Raze Naftali Kampa. The rally will take place on May 10, 2020 at 8:30 PM Israel time with a live broadcast from the Mercaz HaRav Yeshiva.
Don’t miss out on this fun lineup of events from Jerusalem’s best bars and clubs – bringing the city’s nightlife into your home with a variety of digital parties, performances, standup comedy, workshops, poetry slams, and more!
This is Jerusalem
From the 4th to the 10th of May, there are celebrations happening in Jerusalem. Communities of Jerusalem open their homes for prayers, activities, city tours and surprises. For all the specific dates and events, check out their Facebook page.
Jerusalem Day in Yuvalim
Aviva Avidan is celebrating Jerusalem Day with a “Sing for you Jerusalem” concert. At the Beit Taylor Community Centre on May 10th at 8:30pm, entrance is 25 shekels.
Event Booking Details
Event Date: 18/05/2023