Chanukah 1992 / חֲנוּכָּה 5753

Chanukah (Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of rededication) for Hebrew Year 5753 began on and ended on .

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 1989 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5750
Chanukah 1990 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5751
Chanukah 1991 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5752
Chanukah 1992 25 Kislev - 3 Tevet 5753
Chanukah 1993 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5754
Chanukah 1994 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5755
Chanukah 1995 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5756
Chanukah 1996 25 Kislev - 3 Tevet 5757

Tanakh

Chanukah: 1 Candle / חֲנוּכָּה: א׳ נֵר

Torah Portion: Genesis 37:1-40:23

  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: Genesis 40:20-23 · 4 p’sukim

Haftarah: Amos 2:6 - 3:8 · 19 p’sukim

Chanukah (Day 1) / חֲנוּכָּה: ב׳ נֵרוֹת

Torah Portion: Numbers 7:1-17

  1. 1: Numbers 7:1-11 · 11 p’sukim
  2. 2: Numbers 7:12-14 · 3 p’sukim
  3. 3: Numbers 7:15-17 · 3 p’sukim

Chanukah (Day 2) / חֲנוּכָּה: ג׳ נֵרוֹת

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: ד׳ נֵרוֹת

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: ה׳ נֵרוֹת

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: ו׳ נֵרוֹת

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: ז׳ נֵרוֹת

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. maf: Numbers 7:42-47 · 6 p’sukim

Chanukah (Day 7) / חֲנוּכָּה: ח׳ נֵרוֹת

Torah Portion: Genesis 41:1-44:17; Numbers 7:48-59

  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 7:48-59 · 12 p’sukim

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

Chanukah (Day 8) / חֲנוּכָּה: יוֹם ח׳

Torah Portion: Numbers 7:54-8:4

  1. 1: Numbers 7:54-56 · 3 p’sukim
  2. 2: Numbers 7:57-59 · 3 p’sukim
  3. 3: Numbers 7:60-8:4 · 34 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