Chanukah 2152 / חֲנוּכָּה 5913

Chanukah (Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of rededication) for Hebrew Year 5913 begins at sundown on and ends at nightfall 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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Date🕎 Chanukah Candles
1️⃣ 🕯️ Light 1 candle before sundown
2️⃣ 🕯️ Light 2 candles at nightfall
3️⃣ 🕯️ Light 3 candles at dusk
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 before sundown
Chanukah: 8th day
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Dates for Chanukah

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Dates
Chanukah 2149 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5910
Chanukah 2150 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5911
Chanukah 2151 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5912
Chanukah 2152 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5913
Chanukah 2153 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5914
Chanukah 2154 25 Kislev - 3 Tevet 5915
Chanukah 2155 25 Kislev - 2 Tevet 5916
Chanukah 2156 25 Kislev - 3 Tevet 5917

Tanakh

Chanukah Day 1 / חֲנוּכָּה יוֹם א׳

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 ·

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: ח׳ נֵרוֹת

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 / חֲנוּכָּה יוֹם ח׳

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 ·

Haftarah: I Kings 7:40-7:50 · 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