Hanukkah in Israel
One of the best times to be in Israel is during Hanukkah. It’s an amazing season with several events throughout the country. What makes it even better is that schools are on holiday, allowing families to explore the country and celebrate the Festival of Light. This year, Hanukkah will last for 8 nights, starting on November 28 and ending on December 6.
Hanukkah is an iconic and significant festival in Israel. Also known as the Festival of Lights, it’s a symbolic 8-night festival marked with various events, attractions, customs, celebrations, and lots of foods and delicacies. Hanukkah is a celebration of hope and freedom. Every part of the country reflects the spirit of Hanukkah, and you’ll find signs and attractions marking the celebration right on the streets.
With several holiday events happening all over the country, food is in surplus. So, you might have to postpone your diet plan till the end of the festival. Latkes and sufganiyot are everywhere during this period, making it the best time to try new dishes and explore new places. There are also several events, such as special Hanukkah tours, theatrical performances, and museum exhibitions, for you and your family to check out.
Hanukkah is great all over Israel, but Tel Aviv offers a more memorable and amazing experience. The beautiful city gets even more delightful during Hanukkah, with every bakeshop offering sufganiyot straight from the oven and several menorah lightings for residents and visitors to attend. This is the best time to be in Tel Aviv as there are lots of events to keep you occupied. Also, there are tons of theatrical shows to take the kids to during the festival, which is between November 28 and December 6 this year.
In Jerusalem, Hanukkah takes on a magical meaning. The holiday spirit is palpable everywhere you go in the city. The air smells of freshly baked sufganiyot, and almost every window has menorah lights decorating it. If you’re planning to visit Jerusalem, the Hanukkah period is one of the best times to come to the Holy City. You can also explore several Hanukkah events all over Israel, from Tel Aviv to the north of Israel.