Ta’anit Esther 2044 / תַּעֲנִית אֶסְתֵּר 5804

Fast of Esther ✡️

Ta'anit Esther for Hebrew Year 5804 occurs at dawn 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 2041 11 Adar II 5801
Ta'anit Esther 2042 13 Adar 5802
Ta'anit Esther 2043 13 Adar II 5803
Ta'anit Esther 2044 11 Adar 5804
Ta'anit Esther 2045 13 Adar 5805
Ta'anit Esther 2046 13 Adar II 5806
Ta'anit Esther 2047 13 Adar 5807
Ta'anit Esther 2048 13 Adar 5808

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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