Tish’a B’Av 2011 / תִּשְׁעָה בְּאָב 5771

The Ninth of Av ✡️

Tish'a B'Av for Hebrew Year 5771 began on and ended on .

Tisha B’Av (Hebrew: תשעה באב or ט׳ באב, “the Ninth of Av,”) is an annual fast day in Judaism, named for the ninth day (Tisha) of the month of Av in the Hebrew calendar. The fast commemorates the destruction of both the First Temple and Second Temple in Jerusalem, which occurred about 655 years apart, but on the same Hebrew calendar date. Tisha B’Av is never observed on Shabbat. If the 9th of Av falls on a Saturday, the fast is postponed until the 10th of Av.

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Dates for Tish’a B’Av

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Tish'a B'Av 2008 9 Av 5768
Tish'a B'Av 2009 9 Av 5769
Tish'a B'Av 2010 9 Av 5770
Tish'a B'Av 2011 9 Av 5771
Tish'a B'Av 2012 10 Av 5772
Tish'a B'Av 2013 9 Av 5773
Tish'a B'Av 2014 9 Av 5774
Tish'a B'Av 2015 10 Av 5775

Tanakh

Tish’a B’Av / תִּשְׁעָה בְּאָב

Torah Portion: Deuteronomy 4:25-40

  1. 1: Deuteronomy 4:25-29 · 5 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Deuteronomy 4:30-35 · 6 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Deuteronomy 4:36-40 · 5 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: Jeremiah 8:13-9:23 · 34 p’sukim

References

The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary (paid link)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
Sefaria Tanakh
Sefaria.org
Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures (paid link)
Jewish Publication Society
"Tish'a B'Av" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
Wikimedia Foundation Inc.
Books (paid links)
Tishah B’Av: Texts, Readings and Insights: A Presentation Based on Talmudic and Traditional Sources

Tishah B’Av
by Avrohom Chaim Feuer and Shimon Finkelman

Tisha B’av Compendium: Tephilot and Kinot

Tisha B’av Compendium
by Abraham Rosenfeld

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