Chag HaBanot 1998 / חַג הַבָּנוֹת 5759

North African Chanukah festival of daughters ✡️

Chag HaBanot for Hebrew Year 5759 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 1995 30 Kislev 5756
Chag HaBanot 1996 1 Tevet 5757
Chag HaBanot 1997 30 Kislev 5758
Chag HaBanot 1998 30 Kislev 5759
Chag HaBanot 1999 30 Kislev 5760
Chag HaBanot 2000 1 Tevet 5761
Chag HaBanot 2001 30 Kislev 5762
Chag HaBanot 2002 30 Kislev 5763


The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary (paid link)
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