Shabbat Chazon 1988 / שַׁבָּת חֲזוֹן 5748

Shabbat before Tish’a B’Av (Shabbat of Prophecy/Shabbat of Vision) 🕍

Shabbat Chazon for Hebrew Year 5748 began on and ended on . This corresponds to Parashat Devarim.

Shabbat Chazon (“Sabbath [of] vision” שבת חזון) takes its name from the Haftarah that is read on the Shabbat immediately prior to the mournful fast of Tisha B’Av, from the words of rebuke and doom coming from Isaiah in the Book of Isaiah 1:1-27. It is also referred to as the Black Sabbath due to its status as the saddest Shabbat of the year (as opposed to the White Sabbath, Shabbat Shuvah, immediately precededing Yom Kippur).

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Dates for Shabbat Chazon

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Shabbat Chazon 1985
Parashat Devarim
9 Av 5745
Shabbat Chazon 1986
Parashat Devarim
4 Av 5746
Shabbat Chazon 1987
Parashat Devarim
6 Av 5747
Shabbat Chazon 1988
Parashat Devarim
9 Av 5748
Shabbat Chazon 1989
Parashat Devarim
4 Av 5749
Shabbat Chazon 1990
Parashat Devarim
6 Av 5750
Shabbat Chazon 1991
Parashat Devarim
9 Av 5751
Shabbat Chazon 1992
Parashat Devarim
9 Av 5752

References

The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary (paid link)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
"Special Shabbat#Shabbat Chazon" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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