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Academic schedule for year

First Day of Fall Semester

Sunday, October 10, 2021

Hannukah Break

Sunday, December 5, 2021 (On all other days of Hannukah, classes will end at 4pm)

Tenth of Tevet Fast

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 (No Classes)

Final Day of Fall Semester

Friday, January 14, 2022

Winter Break

Sunday, January 16 - Friday, March 1 (inclusive), 2022

First Day of Spring Semester

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Purim Break

Wednesday, March 16 -  Friday, March 18 (inclusive), 2022 

Passover Break

Tuesday, April 12 - Saturday, April 23 (inclusive), 2022

Back to University

Sunday, April 24, 2022

Yom HaZikaron (National Memorial Day) & Israeli Independence Day

Wednesday, May 4, 2022 - Thursday, May 5, 2022

Student Day

TBD (from 2pm)

Jerusalem Day

Sunday, May 29, 2022 (No Classes)

Shavuot (Pentecost) Holiday

Sunday, June 5 - Monday, June 6 (inclusive), 2022

Final Day of Spring Semester

Friday, June 24, 2022

Summer Break

Sunday, June 26 - Friday, August 5, 2022 (inclusive)

Seventeenth of Tamuz Fast

Sunday, August 7, 2022 (No Exams)

Ninth of Av Fast

יום ראשון, י' באב תשפ"ב, 7 באוגוסט 2022 (אין לימודים)

Summer Semester

Monday, August 8 - Friday, September 23, 2022 (inclusive)

First Day of Fall Semester, 2022-2023 Academic Year

Sunday, October 23, 2022


During memorial services (National Memorial Day, Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yitzhak Rabin Memorial) all BIU libraries will be closed.

On Monday, October 18, 2021, from 12:00pm - 2:00pm, a memorial assembly will be held for the remembrance of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. There will be no studies at this time.

On the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, Tuesday, April 26, 2022, classes will end at 6:00pm.

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Wednesday, April 27, 2022, from 12:00pm - 2:00pm, a memorial assembly will be held. There will be no studies at this time.

On the eve of Israel’s National Memorial Day, Tuesday, May 3, 2022, there will be no studies between 12:00pm- 2:00pm, due to the holding of a memorial assembly. On that day, classes will end at 5:00pm.

Afternoon prayer times in the synagogue: 12:30pm, 1:35pm, 2:30pm, 3:35pm

Evening prayer times in the synagogue: 5:35pm (winter), 7:35pm