Shabbat Chazon 2034 / שַׁבָּת חֲזוֹן 5794

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

Shabbat Chazon for Hebrew Year 5794 begins at sundown on and ends at nightfall 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 2031
Parashat Devarim
6 Av 5791
Shabbat Chazon 2032
Parashat Devarim
9 Av 5792
Shabbat Chazon 2033
Parashat Devarim
4 Av 5793
Shabbat Chazon 2034
Parashat Devarim
6 Av 5794
Shabbat Chazon 2035
Parashat Devarim
6 Av 5795
Shabbat Chazon 2036
Parashat Devarim
9 Av 5796
Shabbat Chazon 2037
Parashat Devarim
6 Av 5797
Shabbat Chazon 2038
Parashat Devarim
6 Av 5798

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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