Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 1988 / רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה לְמַעְשַׂר בְּהֵמָה 5748

New Year for Tithing Animals 🐑

Rosh Hashana LaBehemot for Hebrew Year 5748 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 1985 1 Elul 5745
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 1986 1 Elul 5746
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 1987 1 Elul 5747
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 1988 1 Elul 5748
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 1989 1 Elul 5749
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 1990 1 Elul 5750
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 1991 1 Elul 5751
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 1992 1 Elul 5752

References

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