Iyyar is the second month of the Hebrew civil calendar and the eighth of the religious calendar. The zodiac sign for Iyyar is Taurus. Iyyar has 29 days, and is referred to in the Bible as the month of Ziv.

Special days in this month are:

  • 15 Iyyar Yom Ha'atzmaut - Israel Independence Day

  • 14 Iyyar Pesah Sheni - the Second Passover

  • 18 Iyyar Lag ba'Omer - the 33rd day in the Counting of the Omer

  • 28 Iyyar Yom Yeryshalayim - Jerusalem Day, the anniversary of the Israeli capture of the Old City of Jerusalem in the 1967 Six-Day War.



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