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Chanukah

Readings for Chanukah
First Day
Kislev 25, 5784
December 8, 2023


Second Day
Kislev 26, 5784
December 9, 2023

Haftarah:
Zachariah 2:14 - 4:7
Third Day
Kislev 27, 5784
December 10, 2023


Fourth Day
Kislev 28, 5784
December 11, 2023


Fifth Day
Kislev 29, 5784
December 12, 2023


Sixth Day
Tevet 1, 5784
December 13, 2023

Seventh Day
Tevet 2, 5784
December 14, 2023


Eighth Day
Tevet 3, 5784
December 15, 2023

Torah Portion: Chanukah
Chanukah Torah Readings in a Nutshell

On Chanukah we celebrate the re-dedication of the Temple by the victorious Maccabee forces, a Temple that had been defiled by the Greeks. In fact the Hebrew word "Chanukah" means dedication.

In a similar vein, the Chanukah Torah reading discusses the dedication of the desert Tabernacle.

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