Ta'anit Esther 2007 / תַּעֲנִית אֶסְתֵּר 5767

Ta'anit Esther (Fast of Esther) for Hebrew Year 5767 occurred on .

The Fast of Esther (Ta'anit Ester, Hebrew: תַּעֲנִית אֶסְתֵּר) is a Jewish fast from dawn until dusk on Purim eve, commemorating the three-day fast observed by the Jewish people in the story of Purim. If the date of the Fast of Esther falls on Shabbat (Saturday), the fast is instead observed on the preceding Thursday. Like other minor fasts, Ta'anit Esther begins at dawn (first light) and ends at nightfall (full dark).
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Dates for Ta'anit Esther

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Ta'anit Esther 2004 11 Adar 5764
Ta'anit Esther 2005 13 Adar II 5765
Ta'anit Esther 2006 13 Adar 5766
Ta'anit Esther 2007 11 Adar 5767
Ta'anit Esther 2008 13 Adar II 5768
Ta'anit Esther 2009 13 Adar 5769
Ta'anit Esther 2010 11 Adar 5770
Ta'anit Esther 2011 11 Adar II 5771

Tanakh

Ta'anit Esther / תַּעֲנִית אֶסְתֵּר

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 Esther" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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