Chanukah 2000 / חֲנוּכָּה 5761

Chanukah (Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of rededication) for Hebrew Year 5761 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 1997 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5758
Chanukah 1998 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5759
Chanukah 1999 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5760
Chanukah 2000 25 Kislev - 3 Tevet 5761
Chanukah 2001 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5762
Chanukah 2002 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5763
Chanukah 2003 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5764
Chanukah 2004 25 Kislev - 3 Tevet 5765

Tanakh

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: Genesis 37:1-40:23; Numbers 7:18-29

  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 7:18-29 · 12 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: Zechariah 2:14-4:7 · 21 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: Numbers 7:48-59

  1. 1: Numbers 7:48-50 · 3 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Numbers 7:51-53 · 3 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Numbers 7:54-59 · 6 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