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Chanukah

Readings for Chanukah
First Day
Kislev 25, 5785
December 26, 2024


Second Day
Kislev 26, 5785
December 27, 2024


Third Day
Kislev 27, 5785
December 28, 2024

Haftarah:
Zachariah 2:14 - 4:7
Fourth Day
Kislev 28, 5785
December 29, 2024


Fifth Day
Kislev 29, 5785
December 30, 2024


Sixth Day
Kislev 30, 5785
December 31, 2024

Seventh Day
Tevet 1, 5785
January 1, 2025

Eighth Day
Tevet 2, 5785
January 2, 2025

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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