Chag HaBanot 1833 / חַג הַבָּנוֹת 5594

North African Chanukah festival of daughters ✡️

Chag HaBanot for Hebrew Year 5594 began on and ended on .

Rosh Chodesh l’banot (ראש חודש לבנות‎ also known as Chag habanot חג הבנות‎ [Girls’ Day]), and in Arabic as Eid al-Banat, is a holiday, celebrated by some of the Jewish communities in the Middle East on Rosh Chodesh of the Jewish month of Tevet, during the Jewish holiday of Chanukah. The Jewish community where the holiday was most preserved is in Tunisia. But there is also evidence that it was also celebrated in Jewish communities in Libya, Algeria, Kushta, Morocco and Thessaloniki.

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Dates for Chag HaBanot

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Chag HaBanot 1830 30 Kislev 5591
Chag HaBanot 1831 1 Tevet 5592
Chag HaBanot 1832 30 Kislev 5593
Chag HaBanot 1833 30 Kislev 5594
Chag HaBanot 1834 30 Kislev 5595
Chag HaBanot 1835 30 Kislev 5596
Chag HaBanot 1836 1 Tevet 5597
Chag HaBanot 1837 30 Kislev 5598


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