The first day of Hanukkah is the start of the Hanukkah period, which lasts for 8 days, from the 25th day of the month of Kislev to the second day of Tevet in the Hebrew calendar. In the table below, you will find when First Day of Hanukkah is official marked and celebrated in Australia over a span of 15 years. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Year Day of the Week Date Name
2010
Thursday December 2 First Day of Hanukkah
2011
Wednesday December 21 First Day of Hanukkah
2012
Sunday December 9 First Day of Hanukkah
2013
Thursday November 28 First Day of Hanukkah
2014
Wednesday December 17 First Day of Hanukkah
2015
Monday December 7 First Day of Hanukkah
2016
Sunday December 25 First Day of Hanukkah
2017
Wednesday December 13 First Day of Hanukkah
2018
Monday December 3 First Day of Hanukkah
2019
Monday December 23 First Day of Hanukkah
2020
Friday December 11 First Day of Hanukkah
2021
Monday November 29 First Day of Hanukkah
2022
Monday December 19 First Day of Hanukkah
2023
Friday December 8 First Day of Hanukkah
2024
Thursday December 26 First Day of Hanukkah
2025
Monday December 15 First Day of Hanukkah

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