Upcoming Jewish Holidays In Cincinnati

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In 2023/5784 Hanukkah is sundown December 7 to sundown December 15.

About This Holiday

Celebrate Hanukkah (My Jewish Learning)

Hanukkah (Chabad)

Hanukkah (Aish)

Hanukkah (Reform Judaism)

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Further Resources & Reading

8 Hanukkah Movie Ideas for Hallmark (Cincy Jewfolk)

8 Hanukkah Traditions From Around the World (My Jewish Learning)

Chanukah Activities, Blessings, Inspiration & More (Custom & Craft)

Daily Dreidel: A Hanukkah Activity For Couples (Cincy Jewfolk)

“The December Dilemma” of interfaith holidays (My Jewish Learning)

Give Light Digital Series (Reboot)

Greening Chanukah Guide (Hazon)

Grumpy, Dopey, Sneezy, Sleepy: A Hannukah Guide To Marketing Stuff For Jews (Cincy Jewfolk)

Killer Cheese And Girl Power For Hannukah (Not Your Bubbe’s Nosh Podcast)

Hanukkah & Mental Health (The Blue Dove Foundation)

Hanukkah Ritual Elements (Ritualwell from Reconstructing Judaism)

Hanukkah Unbound (Judaism Unbound)

Hanukkah with Kids (PJ Library)

Reaching for Each Other Across Imperial Divisions: A Hanukkah Practice for Dismantling Antisemitism (IOWA Project)

Reflecting Resilience: An Embodied Guide to Hanukkah (Mitsui Collective)

Recipes & Crafts

​​Air Fryer LatkesFestival of Lights…and Oil | Latke Love for Hanukkah: Two Tasty Latke Recipes | Latkes to the Next Level: A Trick From Down South | Sweet Potato Latkes | Yehudit’s Goat Cheese and Wine (Cincy Jewfolk)

Hanukkah Food (The Nosher)

Hanukkah Inspiration (Rebekah Lowin)

Hanukkah Recipes (Bon Appétit)

Hungarian Fánk & Hen Soup with Galuska Dumplings (Jewish Food Society)

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Chag HaBanot/Eid Al-Banat

In 2023/5784 Chag HaBanot is celebrated from sundown December 12 – sundown December 13. The holiday coincides with Rosh Chodesh Tevet.

About This Holiday

Chag HaBanot (@henmazzig)

Chag HaBanot: The Festival of the Daughters (Ritualwell)

Further Resources & Reading

Eid Al-Banat source sheet (Sefaria)

This Mizrahi Feminist Hanukkah Tradition Is One We Should All Honor (Kveller)

You Need to Know About North Africa’s Feminist Hanukkah Tradition (Hey Alma)

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