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Hanukkah VIII 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 VIII a Public Holiday?

Hanukkah VIII is not a public holiday. Businesses have normal opening hours.

Candles are lit during the Hanukkah period.

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About Hanukkah VIII

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Hanukkah VIII Observances

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

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