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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.

Jewish prayer shawl, cap and nine candle menorah
Candles are lit during the Hanukkah period.
Candles are lit during the Hanukkah period.
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Hanukkah VIII Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
ThuDec 92010Hanukkah VIIIObservance, Hebrew
WedDec 282011Hanukkah VIIIObservance, Hebrew
SunDec 162012Hanukkah VIIIObservance, Hebrew
ThuDec 52013Hanukkah VIIIObservance, Hebrew
WedDec 242014Hanukkah VIIIObservance, Hebrew
MonDec 142015Hanukkah VIIIObservance, Hebrew
SunJan 12017Hanukkah VIIIObservance, Hebrew
WedDec 202017Hanukkah VIIIObservance, Hebrew
MonDec 102018Hanukkah VIIIObservance, Hebrew
MonDec 302019Hanukkah VIIIObservance, Hebrew
FriDec 182020Hanukkah VIIIObservance, Hebrew

Quick Facts

Hanukkah, also known as Chanukah or the Festival of Lights, is celebrated for eight days between the 25th day of the month of Kislev to the second day of Tevet in the Hebrew calendar.

Hanukkah VIII 2017

Sunday, January 1, 2017
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Hanukkah VIII 2018

Monday, December 10, 2018

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