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Tisha B'Av in Israel

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.

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Torah study is forbidden on Tisha B'Av except for sad texts such as the Book of Lamentations.
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'AvObservance, Hebrew
SunJul 211991Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
SunAug 91992Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
TueJul 271993Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
SunJul 171994Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
SunAug 61995Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
ThuJul 251996Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
TueAug 121997Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
SunAug 21998Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
ThuJul 221999Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
ThuAug 102000Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
SunJul 292001Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
ThuJul 182002Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
ThuAug 72003Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
TueJul 272004Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
SunAug 142005Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
ThuAug 32006Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
TueJul 242007Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
SunAug 102008Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
ThuJul 302009Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
TueJul 202010Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
TueAug 92011Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
SunJul 292012Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
TueJul 162013Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
TueAug 52014Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
SunJul 262015Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
SunAug 142016Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
TueAug 12017Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
SunJul 222018Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
SunAug 112019Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew
ThuJul 302020Tisha B'AvObservance, Hebrew

Quick Facts

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.

Tisha B'Av 2015

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Tisha B'Av 2016

Sunday, August 14, 2016

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