Chag HaBanot 2001 / חַג הַבָּנוֹת 5762

North African Chanukah festival of daughters ✡️

Chag HaBanot for Hebrew Year 5762 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 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
Chag HaBanot 2003 30 Kislev 5764
Chag HaBanot 2004 1 Tevet 5765
Chag HaBanot 2005 30 Kislev 5766


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