Over recent years, New Year’s Eve in Israel has become bigger and bigger.
New Year’s Eve is not a national holiday because the country celebrates the Jewish new year, Rosh Hashana which falls in September/October time.
Nevertheless, many locals celebrate New Year’s Eve in Israel and there are hundreds of New Years’ Eve parties across the Holy Land.
Additionally, there are many special events of various musical, cultural, and social tastes.
New Year’s Eve in Israel is known as Sylvester, and parties are known as Sylvester parties.
Those parties are widespread in Israel and you will find many of those in Tel Aviv’s many nightclubs and in special concerts and local events.
Even in Jerusalem, although on a much smaller scale than Tel Aviv, there are many ways to celebrate New Year’s eve.
Any visitor to the holy land during New Year’s Eve and Christmas can find events and parties around the holy city of Jerusalem.
If you know where to look, you will find great ways to spend this special time of the year.
We have collected you some of the main attractions around Jerusalem which are recommended during New Years’ Eve.