Hanukkah Prayers


The Jewish holiday of Hanukkah (or Chanukah) commemorates theĀ  “miracle of the container of oil”. In 2009, the holidays lasts from sunset December 11 to sunset December 19 — a total of 8 days. Customary rituals include lighting of the 9 candles on the menorah, eating festive meals (like latkes and sufganiyot) and reciting Hallel prayer. Continue reading to get a list of popular Hanukkah Prayers.

1. Judisam 101 provides a list of prayers (in English and Hebrew) for the first night of Hanukkah, Blessing for Hanukkah and Blessing over Candles.

2. Full and Partial Hallel prayers are available on Wikipedia.

3. Chabad offers the Blessings on the Menorah prayer in an audio version, Hebrew and translated in English.

1 comment for “Hanukkah Prayers

  1. Adolph Whelton
    August 30, 2010 at 4:41 AM

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