Hanukkah, also known as Chanukah or the Festival of Lights, is celebrated for 8 days between 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 Hanukkah (Day 1) is official marked and celebrated in Israel over a span of 15 years.

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Year Day of the Week Date Name
Thursday December 2 Hanukkah (Day 1)
Wednesday December 21 Hanukkah (Day 1)
Sunday December 9 Hanukkah (Day 1)
Thursday November 28 Hanukkah (Day 1)
Wednesday December 17 Hanukkah (Day 1)
Monday December 7 Hanukkah (Day 1)
Sunday December 25 Hanukkah (Day 1)
Wednesday December 13 Hanukkah (Day 1)
Monday December 3 Hanukkah (Day 1)
Monday December 23 Hanukkah (Day 1)
Friday December 11 Hanukkah (Day 1)
Monday November 29 Hanukkah (Day 1)
Monday December 19 Hanukkah (Day 1)
Friday December 8 Hanukkah (Day 1)
Thursday December 26 Hanukkah (Day 1)
Monday December 15 Hanukkah (Day 1)

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