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Tisha B'Av in Israel

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Tisha B' Av is a Jewish day of prayer and fasting. It is observed on the ninth day of the month of Av in the Jewish calendar. It commemorate the anniversary of five calamities, including the destruction of the First Temple and the Second Temple.

Local names

NameLanguage
Tisha B'AvEnglish
תשעה באבHebrew
Tischa beAvGerman
التاسع من آبArabic

Tisha B'Av 2014

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Tisha B'Av 2015

Sunday, July 26, 2015
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Five sad events in Jewish history occurred on the ninth day of the month of Av. These include the destruction of the First Temple in the year 423 BCE and the Second Temple in the year 69 BCE. The anniversary is marked by a day of mourning, prayer, fasting and abstinence from certain activities.

Tisha b´av

Torah study is forbidden on Tisha B'Av except for sad texts such as the Book of Lamentations.

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About Tisha B'Av

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Tisha B'Av Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
TueJul 311990Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
SunJul 211991Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
SunAug 91992Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
TueJul 271993Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
SunJul 171994Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
SunAug 61995Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
ThuJul 251996Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
TueAug 121997Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
SunAug 21998Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
ThuJul 221999Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
ThuAug 102000Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
SunJul 292001Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
ThuJul 182002Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
ThuAug 72003Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
TueJul 272004Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
SunAug 142005Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
ThuAug 32006Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
TueJul 242007Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
SunAug 102008Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
ThuJul 302009Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
TueJul 202010Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
TueAug 92011Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
SunJul 292012Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
TueJul 162013Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
TueAug 52014Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
SunJul 262015Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
SunAug 142016Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
TueAug 12017Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
SunJul 222018Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
SunAug 112019Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew
ThuJul 302020Tisha B'AvNational holiday, Hebrew

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