Shabbat Nachamu 2016 / שַׁבָּת נַחֲמוּ 5776

Shabbat after Tish’a B’Av (Shabbat of Consolation) 🕍

Shabbat Nachamu for Hebrew Year 5776 began on and ended on . This corresponds to Parashat Vaetchanan.

Shabbat Nachamu (“Sabbath of comfort/ing) takes its name from the haftarah from Isaiah in the Book of Isaiah 40:1-26 that speaks of “comforting” the Jewish people for their suffering. It the first of seven haftarahs of consolation leading up to the holiday of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.

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Dates for Shabbat Nachamu

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Shabbat Nachamu 2013
Parashat Vaetchanan
13 Av 5773
Shabbat Nachamu 2014
Parashat Vaetchanan
13 Av 5774
Shabbat Nachamu 2015
Parashat Vaetchanan
16 Av 5775
Shabbat Nachamu 2016
Parashat Vaetchanan
16 Av 5776
Shabbat Nachamu 2017
Parashat Vaetchanan
13 Av 5777
Shabbat Nachamu 2018
Parashat Vaetchanan
16 Av 5778
Shabbat Nachamu 2019
Parashat Vaetchanan
16 Av 5779
Shabbat Nachamu 2020
Parashat Vaetchanan
11 Av 5780

References

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