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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.

Father and son celebrating Chanukah
Father and son ready to light up a candle on the first day of Hanukkah.
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About First Day of Hanukkah

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First Day of Hanukkah Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2005–2017.

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
ThuDec 22010First Day of HanukkahObservance
WedDec 212011First Day of HanukkahObservance
SunDec 92012First Day of HanukkahObservance
ThuNov 282013First Day of HanukkahObservance
WedDec 172014First Day of HanukkahObservance
MonDec 72015First Day of HanukkahObservance
SunDec 252016First Day of HanukkahObservance
WedDec 132017First Day of HanukkahObservance

Quick Facts

Hanukkah, 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 2017

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

2018 date to be announced


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Fun Holiday on December 13, 2017

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