Ta’anit Bechorot 2035 / תַּעֲנִית בְּכוֹרוֹת 5795

Fast of the First Born ✡️

Ta'anit Bechorot for Hebrew Year 5795 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

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Ta'anit Bechorot 2032 14 Nisan 5792
Ta'anit Bechorot 2033 14 Nisan 5793
Ta'anit Bechorot 2034 14 Nisan 5794
Ta'anit Bechorot 2035 14 Nisan 5795
Ta'anit Bechorot 2036 14 Nisan 5796
Ta'anit Bechorot 2037 14 Nisan 5797
Ta'anit Bechorot 2038 14 Nisan 5798
Ta'anit Bechorot 2039 14 Nisan 5799

Tanakh

Ta’anit Bechorot / תַּעֲנִית בְּכוֹרוֹת

Torah Portion: Exodus 32:11-14, 34:1-10

  1. 1: Exodus 32:11-14 · 4 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Exodus 34:1-3 · 3 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Exodus 34:4-10 · 7 p’sukim ·

References

The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary (paid link)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
Sefaria Tanakh
Sefaria.org
Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures (paid link)
Jewish Publication Society
"Fast of the Firstborn" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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