The Start of Hanukkah, also known as Chanukah, Feast of Dedication, and Festival of Lights, is observed next on Wednesday, December 13th, 2017. It has always been observed the 25th of Kislev in the Hebrew calendar.

Occurrence Patterns

ObservedFirst YearLast Year
the 25th of Kislev in the Hebrew calendar--



Alternate Names

  • Chanukah

  • Feast of Dedication

  • Festival of Lights

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