Chanukah 2004 / חֲנוּכָּה 5765

Chanukah (Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of rededication) for Hebrew Year 5765 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 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
Chanukah 2005 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5766
Chanukah 2006 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5767
Chanukah 2007 25 Kislev - 3 Tevet 5768
Chanukah 2008 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5769

Tanakh

Chanukah Day 1 / חֲנוּכָּה יוֹם א׳

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 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: Parashat Miketz · Genesis 41:1-44:17; Numbers 7:30-41

  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 7:30-41 · 12 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: Zechariah 2:14-4:7 · 21 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 / חֲנוּכָּה יוֹם ז׳

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