Chag HaBanot 1987 / חַג הַבָּנוֹת 5748

North African Chanukah festival of daughters ✡️

Chag HaBanot for Hebrew Year 5748 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 1984 30 Kislev 5745
Chag HaBanot 1985 1 Tevet 5746
Chag HaBanot 1986 30 Kislev 5747
Chag HaBanot 1987 30 Kislev 5748
Chag HaBanot 1988 1 Tevet 5749
Chag HaBanot 1989 30 Kislev 5750
Chag HaBanot 1990 30 Kislev 5751
Chag HaBanot 1991 30 Kislev 5752

References

The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary (paid link)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
"Girls Day (Judaism)" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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