Tish'a B'Av 2016 / תִּשְׁעָה בְּאָב 5776

Tish'a B'Av (The Ninth of Av) for Hebrew Year 5776 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 2013 9 Av 5773
Tish'a B'Av 2014 9 Av 5774
Tish'a B'Av 2015 10 Av 5775
Tish'a B'Av 2016 10 Av 5776
Tish'a B'Av 2017 9 Av 5777
Tish'a B'Av 2018 10 Av 5778
Tish'a B'Av 2019 10 Av 5779
Tish'a B'Av 2020 9 Av 5780


The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary (paid link)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
"Tish'a B'Av" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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