Wednesday May 27, 2020

Hanukkah 2015


Colorful candles lit on the menorah for Hanukkah.
December 2015
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St Nicholas Day
Sunday December 6
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or -1634 days

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Christmas Day
Friday December 25
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New Years Eve
Thursday December 31
-4 years, -4 months, -27 days
or -1609 days

Hanukkah for the year 2015 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Sunday, December 6th ending at sundown on Monday, December 14th.


Hanukkah is an eight-day Jewish festival with the first day known as Chanukah, Festival of Lights, and Feast of Dedication. In the Jewish calendar, the first day of Hanukkah is on the 25th day of the month of Kislev. In the Gregorian calendar, Hanukkah may occur between late November to late December.

Why do Jewish holidays start at nighttime?

According to the Torah, the story of creation in Genesis says “And it was evening, and it was morning day one”, “And it was evening, and it was morning; the second day”, thus night comes before day. So for the Jewish calendar all days begin at nightfall and end the next day at nightfall including holidays.

Days to Hanukkah 2015

Sunday, December 6th is day number 340 of the 2015 calendar year with -4 years, -5 months, -21 days until the start of Hanukkah 2015.


Hanukkah
Name(s):Hanukkah, Chanukah, Festival of Lights, Feast of Dedication
Type:Observance, Jewish
When:25th day of Kislev on Hebrew Calendar

Dates for Hanukkah

HolidayDateDays to Go
Hanukkah 2019 Monday, December 23, 2019 -156
Hanukkah 2020 Friday, December 11, 2020 198
Hanukkah 2021 Monday, November 29, 2021 551
Hanukkah 2022 Monday, December 19, 2022 936
Hanukkah 2023 Friday, December 08, 2023 1290
Hanukkah 2024 Thursday, December 26, 2024 1674


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