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April 2023
Nisan 5783
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Tuesday April 4, 2023 (4/4/2023) at Sunset Sunset icon ( 1:38 pm)
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Yom Revi'i (‪יום רביעי‬) Nisan 14, 5783 (1/14/5783)
Method: Nisan 14th on Hebrew calendar
If Shabbat (‪שבת‬) move to previous Yom Hamishi (‪יום חמישי‬) (-2 days)
Notes: Ta'anit Bechorot - Begins at dawn
Length: 3 days
Period: 1 year

Fast of the Firstborn (Hebrew: תענית בכורות‎, Ta'anit B'khorot[1] or תענית בכורים, Ta'anit B'khorim[2]); is a unique fast day in Judaism which usually falls on the day before Passover (i.e. the fourteenth day of Nisan, a month in the Jewish calendar. Passover always begins on the fifteenth of the Hebrew month). Usually, the fast is broken at a siyum celebration (typically made at the conclusion of the morning services), which, according to prevailing custom, creates an atmosphere of rejoicing that overrides the requirement to continue the fast (see Breaking the fast below). Unlike most Jewish fast days, only firstborns are required to fast on the Fast of the Firstborn.

This fast commemorates the salvation of the Israelite firstborns during the Plague of the Firstborn (according to the Book of Exodus, the tenth of the ten plagues wrought upon Ancient Egypt prior to the Exodus of the Children of Israel), when, according to Exodus (12:29): "...God struck every firstborn in the Land of Mitzrayim (Ancient Egypt)...."[3]

April 2024
Nisan 5784
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Sunday April 21, 2024 (4/21/2024) at Sunset Sunset icon ( 2:07 pm)
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Yom Sheni (‪יום שני‬) Nisan 14, 5784 (1/14/5784)
April 2025
Nisan 5785
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Wednesday April 9, 2025 (4/9/2025) at Sunset Sunset icon ( 1:47 pm)
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Yom Hamishi (‪יום חמישי‬) Nisan 12, 5785 (1/12/5785)
April 2026
Nisan 5786
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Tuesday March 31, 2026 (3/31/2026) at Sunset Sunset icon ( 1:32 pm)
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Yom Revi'i (‪יום רביעי‬) Nisan 14, 5786 (1/14/5786)
April 2027
Nisan 5787
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Tuesday April 20, 2027 (4/20/2027) at Sunset Sunset icon ( 2:05 pm)
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Yom Revi'i (‪יום רביעי‬) Nisan 14, 5787 (1/14/5787)
April 2028
Nisan 5788
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Sunday April 9, 2028 (4/9/2028) at Sunset Sunset icon ( 1:47 pm)
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Yom Sheni (‪יום שני‬) Nisan 14, 5788 (1/14/5788)
March 2029
Nisan 5789
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Thursday March 29, 2029 (3/29/2029) at Sunset Sunset icon ( 1:29 pm)
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Yom Shishi (‪יום שישי‬) Nisan 14, 5789 (1/14/5789)
April 2030
Nisan 5790
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Tuesday April 16, 2030 (4/16/2030) at Sunset Sunset icon ( 1:58 pm)
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Yom Revi'i (‪יום רביעי‬) Nisan 14, 5790 (1/14/5790)
April 2031
Nisan 5791
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Sunday April 6, 2031 (4/6/2031) at Sunset Sunset icon ( 1:41 pm)
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Yom Sheni (‪יום שני‬) Nisan 14, 5791 (1/14/5791)
March 2032
Nisan 5792
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Thursday March 25, 2032 (3/25/2032) at Sunset Sunset icon ( 1:22 pm)
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Yom Shishi (‪יום שישי‬) Nisan 14, 5792 (1/14/5792)

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