Explore our Hanukkah Site

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Chanukah (Hanukkah) starts on the Hebrew calendar date of 25 Kislev, and lasts for eight days. Here are the coinciding secular dates for this year:

Chanukah 2018: Nightfall on December 2 - Nightfall on December 10

Chanukah in other years:

2019:   December 22-30
2020:   December 10-18
2021:   November 28- December 6

Relevant Chanukah Links

What is Chanukah?
Chanukah blessings in Hebrew, English, and audio
Full-length menorah lighting guide
The Chanukah story
Daily Chanukah calendar

And here is a video of the Rebbe, with a very inspiring Chanukah message:


Happy Chanukah from your friends at Chabad.org!

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