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Shabbat Chazon - Shabbat before Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Prophecy/Shabbat of Vision) - שבת חזון | Hebcal Jewish Calendar

Shabbat Chazon / שַׁבָּת חֲזוֹן

Shabbat Chazon (Shabbat before Tish'a B'Av (Shabbat of Prophecy/Shabbat of Vision)) for Hebrew Year 5781 begins at sundown on and ends at nightfall on .

Shabbat Chazon ("Sabbath [of] vision" שבת חזון) takes its name from the Haftarah that is read on the Shabbat immediately prior to the mournful fast of Tisha B'Av, from the words of rebuke and doom coming from Isaiah in the Book of Isaiah 1:1-27. It is also referred to as the Black Sabbath due to its status as the saddest Shabbat of the year (as opposed to the White Sabbath, Shabbat Shuvah, immediately precededing Yom Kippur).

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Dates for Shabbat Chazon

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Shabbat Chazon 2020 4 Av 5780
Shabbat Chazon 2021 8 Av 5781
Shabbat Chazon 2022 9 Av 5782
Shabbat Chazon 2023 4 Av 5783
Shabbat Chazon 2024 6 Av 5784
Shabbat Chazon 2025 8 Av 5785
Shabbat Chazon 2026 4 Av 5786
Shabbat Chazon 2027 4 Av 5787
Shabbat Chazon 2028 6 Av 5788
Shabbat Chazon 2029 9 Av 5789
Shabbat Chazon 2030 4 Av 5790

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References

The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
Sefaria Tanakh
Sefaria.org
Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures
Jewish Publication Society
"Special Shabbat#Shabbat Chazon" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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