Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 1780 / רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה לְמַעְשַׂר בְּהֵמָה 5540

New Year for Tithing Animals 🐑

Rosh Hashana LaBehemot for Hebrew Year 5540 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 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
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 1781 1 Elul 5541
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 1782 1 Elul 5542
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 1783 1 Elul 5543
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 1784 1 Elul 5544

References

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