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Asara B'Tevet - Fast commemorating the siege of Jerusalem - עשרה בטבת | Hebcal Jewish Calendar

Asara B'Tevet / עשרה בטבת

Tenth of Tevet (Hebrew: עשרה בטבת, Asarah BeTevet), the tenth day of the Hebrew month of Tevet, is a minor fast day in Judaism. The fast commemorates the siege of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylonia. Like other minor fasts, Asara B'Tevet begins at dawn (first light) and ends at nightfall (full dark).

Asara B'Tevet begins at dawn on Fri, 25 December 2020.

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List of Dates

Asara B'Tevet begins on:

Torah Reading

Torah Portion: Exodus 32:11 - 34:10

1: Exodus 32:11-14 (4 p'sukim)
2: Exodus 34:1-3 (3 p'sukim)
3: Exodus 34:4-10 (7 p'sukim)


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