Chanukah 2047 / חֲנוּכָּה 5808

Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of rededication 🕎

Chanukah for Hebrew Year 5808 begins at sundown on and ends at nightfall 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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Date🕎 Chanukah Candles
1️⃣ 🕯️ Light 1 candle at dusk
2️⃣ 🕯️ Light 2 candles before sundown
3️⃣ 🕯️ Light 3 candles at nightfall
4️⃣ 🕯️ Light 4 candles at dusk
5️⃣ 🕯️ Light 5 candles at dusk
6️⃣ 🕯️ Light 6 candles at dusk
7️⃣ 🕯️ Light 7 candles at dusk
8️⃣ 🕯️ Light 8 candles at dusk
Chanukah: 8th day
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Dates for Chanukah

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Dates
Chanukah 2044 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5805
Chanukah 2045 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5806
Chanukah 2046 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5807
Chanukah 2047 25 Kislev - 3 Tevet 5808
Chanukah 2048 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5809
Chanukah 2049 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5810
Chanukah 2050 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5811
Chanukah 2051 25 Kislev - 3 Tevet 5812

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 (on Shabbat) / חֲנוּכָּה יוֹם ב׳ (בְּשַׁבָּת)

Torah Portion: Parashat Vayeshev · Genesis 37:1-40:23; Numbers 7:18-23

  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*: Numbers 7:18-23 · 6 p’sukim ·
    *Chanukah Day 2 (on Shabbat)

Haftarah: Zechariah 2:14-4:7 · 21 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 / 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

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