Passover - Memorial Day (Half Day) - Independence Day - Pentecost - Rosh Hashanah (New Year) - Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) - Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) - Shmini Atzeret/Simchat Torah
The standard work period is seven to nine hours per day, depending on how many days a week are worked, and 43 hours per week.
Female employees are entitled to 15 weeks of maternity leave if they have worked for their employer for less than 12 months, and 26 weeks after one year of service. Male employees receive paid paternity leave up to five calendar days.
Employees receive betweeb 12 and 14 days of annual leave as a base and accumulate additional days based on years of service.
Employees receive one and a half days of paid sick leave per month of service up to 90 days.
Bonuses are common.
The notice period is 30 days notice but is less for employees with less than 12 months of service. Employees are entitled to severance pay.
Israel’s health insurance system covers all residents. It is funded via special income-related health tax in combination with general government revenues.
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