Chag HaBanot 2007 / חַג הַבָּנוֹת 5768

North African Chanukah festival of daughters ✡️

Chag HaBanot for Hebrew Year 5768 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 2004 1 Tevet 5765
Chag HaBanot 2005 30 Kislev 5766
Chag HaBanot 2006 30 Kislev 5767
Chag HaBanot 2007 1 Tevet 5768
Chag HaBanot 2008 30 Kislev 5769
Chag HaBanot 2009 30 Kislev 5770
Chag HaBanot 2010 30 Kislev 5771
Chag HaBanot 2011 30 Kislev 5772


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