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Hanukkah (Day 8) in Israel

The last day of Hanukkah marks the end 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.

Is Hanukkah (Day 8) a Public Holiday?

Even though Hanukkah (Day 8) falls on Friday, December 18, 2020, it is a working day. Most businesses follow regular opening hours in Israel.

Candles are lit during the Hanukkah period.

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About Hanukkah (Day 8)

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Hanukkah (Day 8) Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015MonDec 14Hanukkah (Day 8)Observance, Hebrew
2017SunJan 1Hanukkah (Day 8)Observance, Hebrew
2017WedDec 20Hanukkah (Day 8)Observance, Hebrew
2018MonDec 10Hanukkah (Day 8)Observance, Hebrew
2019MonDec 30Hanukkah (Day 8)Observance, Hebrew
2020FriDec 18Hanukkah (Day 8)Observance, Hebrew
2021MonDec 6Hanukkah (Day 8)Observance, Hebrew
2022MonDec 26Hanukkah (Day 8)Observance, Hebrew
2023FriDec 15Hanukkah (Day 8)Observance, Hebrew
2025ThuJan 2Hanukkah (Day 8)Observance, Hebrew
2025MonDec 22Hanukkah (Day 8)Observance, Hebrew

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