Rosh Hashanah LaBehema

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Rosh Hashanah LaBehema
Official name Hebrew: ראש השנה לבהמה
English: New Year for Animals
Observed by Jews in Judaism
Type Jewish
Date 1st of Elul
2013 date Sunset, August 6th – Nightfall, August 7th
2014 date Sunset, August 26th – Nightfall, August 27th
Related to Four New Years

Rosh Hashanah LaBehema (Hebrew: ראש השנה לבהמה‎ "New Year for Animals") is a minor Jewish holiday, occurring on the first day of the Hebrew month of Elul. During the time of the Temple this was the new year to determine the start date of animal tithes.

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