Academic Calendar

JS’ 2022-2024 Academic Calendars

2024 Academic Year

Spring 2024
10 Mar Sun Opening of Spring Semester
24 Mar Sun Purim Break
29 Mar Fri Time Change in Israel (set clocks forward one hour)
22 - 29 Apr Passover Break
6 - 17 May 12 Day Short Term Course: Discovering Jesus in His Jewish Context
13 - 14 May Israel Memorial & Independence Days
20 June Thur Closing of spring semester
Fall 2024
3 Oct Thur Rosh Hashanah/Feast of Trumpets
17 Oct Thur Sukkot/Feast of Tabernacles (Booths)
24 Oct Thur Shmini Atzeret/ Simchat Torah (End of Sukkot)
27 Oct Sun Opening of Fall Semester, Classes start
27 Oct Sun Time change in Israel (set clocks backward one hour)
22 Dec - 2 Jan 2025 Hanukkah / Christmas / New Year's Day Break
30 Jan, 2025 Thu Closing of Fall Semester

2023 Academic Year

Spring 2023
5 Mar Sun Opening of Spring Semester
7 Mar Tue Purim Break
5-12 Apr Passover Break
25-26 Apr Israel Memorial & Independence Days
1-12 May 12 Day Short Term Course: Discovering Jesus in His Jewish Context
8 Jun Thu Closing of spring semester, English classes end
27 Jun Mon Closing of Spring Semester, Hebrew classes end
Fall 2023
15 Sep Fri Rosh Hashanah/Feast of Trumpets
29 Sep Fri Sukkot/Feast of Tabernacles (Booths)
6 Oct Fri Shmini Atzeret/ Simchat Torah (End of Sukkot)
8 Oct Sun Opening of Fall Semester, Classes start
24 Oct Tue Fall Convocation at Jerusalem Seminary
29 Oct Sun Time change in Israel (set clocks backward one hour)
7-14 Dec Hanukkah Break
24 Dec - 1 Jan, 2024 Christmas / New Year's Day Break
26 Jan, 2024 Thu Closing of Fall Semester

2022 Academic Year

Spring 2022
3 Mar Thu Classes start
25 Mar Fri Time change in Israel (set clocks forward one hour)
15 Apr Fri Passover evening/holiday
21 Apr Thu Seventh Day of Feast of Unleavened Bread, holiday
4-5 May Wed/Thu Israel Memorial and Independence Day, holidays
9-20 May Short Term Course: Discovering Jesus in His Jewish Context
31 May Tue Closing of spring semester, end of English classes
27 Jun Mon Closing of spring semester, end of Hebrew Language classes
Fall 2022
26 Sep Mon Rosh HaShana/Feast of Trumpets
16 Oct Sun Last day of Sukkot/Feast of Tabernacles (Booths)
17 Oct Mon Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah
15-29 Oct JS Short Term Israel Course
18 Oct Tue Opening of Fall Semester
20 Oct Thur Fall Convocation at Jerusalem Seminary
30 Oct Sun Time change in Israel (set clocks backward one hour)
21-28 Dec Winter Break (including Hanukkah)
29 Dec 2022 - 12 Jan 2023 Tentative: Seminarian/Pastors Short-Term “Life and Land of the Bible” Course
1 Jan 2023 Sun New Year’s Break
19 Jan 2023 End of Fall Semester
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