First Day of Hanukkah in India
The first day of Hanukkah marks the start of Hanukkah, also known as Chanukah or Festival of Lights. Hanukkah is an eight-day Jewish observance that remembers the Jewish people's struggle for religious freedom.
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First Day of Hanukkah Observances
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Quick FactsHanukkah, also known as Chanukah or the Festival of Lights, is celebrated for 8 days between the 25th day of the month of Kislev to the second day of Tevet in the Hebrew calendar.
First Day of Hanukkah 2016Sunday, December 25, 2016
2017 date to be announced
Other holidays in December 2016 in India
- Milad un-Nabi/Id-e-Milad – Tuesday, December 13, 2016
- Christmas Eve – Saturday, December 24, 2016
- Christmas – Sunday, December 25, 2016
- New Year's Eve – Saturday, December 31, 2016