Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 2006 / רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה לְמַעְשַׂר בְּהֵמָה 5766

New Year for Tithing Animals 🐑

Rosh Hashana LaBehemot for Hebrew Year 5766 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 2003 1 Elul 5763
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 2004 1 Elul 5764
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 2005 1 Elul 5765
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 2006 1 Elul 5766
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 2007 1 Elul 5767
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 2008 1 Elul 5768
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 2009 1 Elul 5769
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 2010 1 Elul 5770

References

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

The Jewish Holidays
by Michael Strassfeld

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