Hanukkah for the year 2012 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Saturday, December 8th ending at sundown on Sunday, December 16th.
Hanukkah falls on the 25th day of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar and between late November and late December on the Gregorian calendar. Hanukkah is a eight day Jewish festival commemorating the Holy Temple rededication in Jerusalem.
More information on Hanukkah. (Dates, Customs and History for Hanukkah)
|Name(s):||Hanukkah, Chanukah, Festival of Lights, Feast of Dedication|
|When:||25th day of Kislev on Hebrew Calendar|
How many days to Hanukkah 2012?
Saturday, December 8th is the 342 day of the 2012 calendar year with -5 years, -10 months, -15 days until the start of Hanukkah 2012.
December 2012 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Dec 2||Advent 2012||Christian||-2151|
|Dec 6||St Nicholas Day 2012||Christian||-2147|
|Dec 7||Pearl Harbor Remebrance Day 2012||Observance||-2146|
|Dec 17||Wright Brothers Day 2012||Observance||-2136|
|Dec 21||Winter/Summer Solstice 2012||Season||-2132|
|Dec 24||Christmas Eve 2012||Christian||-2129|
|Dec 25||Christmas Day 2012||Federal Holiday||-2128|
|Dec 26||Kwanzaa -thru Jan 1 2012||Observance||-2127|
|Dec 31||New Years Eve 2012||Observance||-2122|