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Chanukah

Readings for Chanukah
First Day
Kislev 25, 5782
November 29, 2021


Second Day
Kislev 26, 5782
November 30, 2021


Third Day
Kislev 27, 5782
December 1, 2021


Fourth Day
Kislev 28, 5782
December 2, 2021


Fifth Day
Kislev 29, 5782
December 3, 2021


Sixth Day
Kislev 30, 5782
December 4, 2021

Haftarah:
Zachariah 2:14 - 4:7; Isaiah 66:1; Isaiah 66:23-24; Isaiah 66:23; Samuel I 20:18; Samuel I 20:42
Seventh Day
Tevet 1, 5782
December 5, 2021

Eighth Day
Tevet 2, 5782
December 6, 2021

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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