Chanukah 1891 / חֲנוּכָּה 5652

Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of rededication 🕎

Chanukah for Hebrew Year 5652 began on and ended on .

Menorah, doughnuts, chocolate coins and wooden dreidels

Hanukkah (Hebrew: חֲנֻכָּה, usually spelled חנוכה pronounced [χanuˈka] in Modern Hebrew, also romanized as Chanukah or Chanuka), also known as the Festival of Lights, is an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple (the Second Temple) in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt of the 2nd century BCE. Hanukkah is observed for eight nights and days, starting on the 25th day of Kislev according to the Hebrew calendar, which may occur at any time from late November to late December in the Gregorian calendar.

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Dates for Chanukah

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Dates
Chanukah 1888 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5649
Chanukah 1889 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5650
Chanukah 1890 25 Kislev - 3 Tevet 5651
Chanukah 1891 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5652
Chanukah 1892 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5653
Chanukah 1893 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5654
Chanukah 1894 25 Kislev - 3 Tevet 5655
Chanukah 1895 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5656

Tanakh

Chanukah Day 1 (on Shabbat) / חֲנוּכָּה יוֹם א׳ (בְּשַׁבָּת)

Torah Portion: Parashat Vayeshev · Genesis 37:1-40:23; Numbers 7:1-17

  1. 1: Genesis 37:1-11 · 11 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Genesis 37:12-22 · 11 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Genesis 37:23-36 · 14 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Genesis 38:1-30 · 30 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: Genesis 39:1-6 · 6 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: Genesis 39:7-23 · 17 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: Genesis 40:1-23 · 23 p’sukim ·
  8. maf*: Numbers 7:1-17 · 17 p’sukim ·
    *Chanukah Day 1 (on Shabbat)

Haftarah: Zechariah 2:14-4:7 · 21 p’sukim

Chanukah Day 2 / חֲנוּכָּה יוֹם ב׳

Torah Portion: Numbers 7:18-29

  1. 1: Numbers 7:18-20 · 3 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Numbers 7:21-23 · 3 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Numbers 7:24-29 · 6 p’sukim ·

Chanukah Day 3 / חֲנוּכָּה יוֹם ג׳

Torah Portion: Numbers 7:24-35

  1. 1: Numbers 7:24-26 · 3 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Numbers 7:27-29 · 3 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Numbers 7:30-35 · 6 p’sukim ·

Chanukah Day 4 / חֲנוּכָּה יוֹם ד׳

Torah Portion: Numbers 7:30-41

  1. 1: Numbers 7:30-32 · 3 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Numbers 7:33-35 · 3 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Numbers 7:36-41 · 6 p’sukim ·

Chanukah Day 5 / חֲנוּכָּה יוֹם ה׳

Torah Portion: Numbers 7:36-47

  1. 1: Numbers 7:36-38 · 3 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Numbers 7:39-41 · 3 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Numbers 7:42-47 · 6 p’sukim ·

Chanukah Day 6 / חֲנוּכָּה יוֹם ו׳

Torah Portion: Numbers 28:1-15, 7:42-47

  1. 1: Numbers 28:1-5 · 5 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Numbers 28:6-10 · 5 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Numbers 28:11-15 · 5 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Numbers 7:42-47 · 6 p’sukim ·

Chanukah Day 7 (on Rosh Chodesh) / חֲנוּכָּה יוֹם ז׳ (רֹאשׁ חוֹדֶשׁ)

Torah Portion: Numbers 28:1-15, 7:48-53

  1. 1: Numbers 28:1-5 · 5 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Numbers 28:6-10 · 5 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Numbers 28:11-15 · 5 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Numbers 7:48-53 · 6 p’sukim ·

Chanukah Day 8 (on Shabbat) / חֲנוּכָּה יוֹם ח׳ (בְּשַׁבָּת)

Torah Portion: Parashat Miketz · Genesis 41:1-44:17; Numbers 7:54-8:4

  1. 1: Genesis 41:1-14 · 14 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Genesis 41:15-38 · 24 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Genesis 41:39-52 · 14 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Genesis 41:53-42:18 · 23 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: Genesis 42:19-43:15 · 35 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: Genesis 43:16-29 · 14 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: Genesis 43:30-44:17 · 22 p’sukim ·
  8. maf*: Numbers 7:54-8:4 · 40 p’sukim ·
    *Chanukah Day 8 (on Shabbat)

Haftarah: I Kings 7:40-50 · 11 p’sukim

References

The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary (paid link)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
Sefaria Tanakh
Sefaria.org
Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures (paid link)
Jewish Publication Society
"Hanukkah" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
Wikimedia Foundation Inc.
Books (paid links)
All About Hanukkah

All About Hanukkah
by Madeline Wikler and Judyth Groner

A Different Light: The Big Book of Hanukkah

A Different Light
by Noam Zion and Barbara Spectre

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