Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 2011 / רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה לְמַעְשַׂר בְּהֵמָה 5771

New Year for Tithing Animals 🐑

Rosh Hashana LaBehemot for Hebrew Year 5771 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 2008 1 Elul 5768
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 2009 1 Elul 5769
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 2010 1 Elul 5770
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 2011 1 Elul 5771
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 2012 1 Elul 5772
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 2013 1 Elul 5773
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 2014 1 Elul 5774
Rosh Hashana LaBehemot 2015 1 Elul 5775

References

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