Ta'anit Bechorot 2025 / תַּעֲנִית בְּכוֹרוֹת 5785
Ta'anit Bechorot (Fast of the First Born) for Hebrew Year 5785 occurs at dawn on .
Fast of the Firstborn (Hebrew: תענית בכורות, Ta'anit B'khorot or תענית בכורים, Ta'anit B'khorim); is a unique fast day in Judaism which usually falls on the day before Passover. Usually, the fast is broken at a siyum celebration (typically made at the conclusion of the morning services), which, according to prevailing custom, creates an atmosphere of rejoicing that overrides the requirement to continue the fast. Unlike most Jewish fast days, only firstborns are required to fast on the Fast of the Firstborn.
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Dates for Ta'anit Bechorot
|Ta'anit Bechorot 2022||14 Nisan 5782|
|Ta'anit Bechorot 2023||14 Nisan 5783|
|Ta'anit Bechorot 2024||14 Nisan 5784|
|Ta'anit Bechorot 2025||12 Nisan 5785|
|Ta'anit Bechorot 2026||14 Nisan 5786|
|Ta'anit Bechorot 2027||14 Nisan 5787|
|Ta'anit Bechorot 2028||14 Nisan 5788|
|Ta'anit Bechorot 2029||14 Nisan 5789|
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Torah Portion: Exodus 32:11-14, 34:1-10
- The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary (paid link)
- Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
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