Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 1776 / רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה לְמַעְשַׂר בְּהֵמָה 5536

New Year for Tithing Animals 🐑

Rosh Hashana LaBehemot for Hebrew Year 5536 began on and ended on .

Rosh Hashanah L’Ma’sar Behemah (Hebrew: ראש השנה למעשר בהמה‎ “New Year for Tithing Animals”) or Rosh Hashanah LaBehemot (Hebrew: ראש השנה לבהמות‎ “New Year for (Domesticated) Animals”) is one of the four New Year’s day festivals (Rosh Hashanot) in the Jewish calendar as indicated in the Mishnah. During the time of the Temple, this was a day on which shepherds determined which of their mature animals were to be tithed. The day coincides with Rosh Chodesh Elul, the New Moon for the month of Elul, exactly one month before Rosh Hashanah.

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Dates for Rosh Hashana LaBehemot

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 1773 1 Elul 5533
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 1774 1 Elul 5534
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 1775 1 Elul 5535
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 1776 1 Elul 5536
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 1777 1 Elul 5537
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 1778 1 Elul 5538
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 1779 1 Elul 5539
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 1780 1 Elul 5540

References

The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary (paid link)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
"Rosh Hashanah LaBehema" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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