Hanukkah, also known as Chanukah or the Festival of Lights, is celebrated for eight 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 8) is official marked and celebrated in Israel 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
Thursday December 9 Hanukkah (Day 8)
Wednesday December 28 Hanukkah (Day 8)
Sunday December 16 Hanukkah (Day 8)
Thursday December 5 Hanukkah (Day 8)
Wednesday December 24 Hanukkah (Day 8)
Monday December 14 Hanukkah (Day 8)
Wednesday December 20 Hanukkah (Day 8)
Monday December 10 Hanukkah (Day 8)
Monday December 30 Hanukkah (Day 8)
Friday December 18 Hanukkah (Day 8)
Monday December 6 Hanukkah (Day 8)
Monday December 26 Hanukkah (Day 8)
Friday December 15 Hanukkah (Day 8)
Monday December 22 Hanukkah (Day 8)

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