Tish'a B'Av / תִּשְׁעָה בְּאָב

Tish'a B'Av (The Ninth of Av) for Hebrew Year 5781 begins at sundown on and ends at nightfall 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 2020 9 Av 5780
Tish'a B'Av 2021 9 Av 5781
Tish'a B'Av 2022 10 Av 5782
Tish'a B'Av 2023 9 Av 5783
Tish'a B'Av 2024 9 Av 5784
Tish'a B'Av 2025 9 Av 5785
Tish'a B'Av 2026 9 Av 5786
Tish'a B'Av 2027 9 Av 5787
Tish'a B'Av 2028 9 Av 5788
Tish'a B'Av 2029 10 Av 5789
Tish'a B'Av 2030 9 Av 5790


Tish'a B'Av / תִּשְׁעָה בְּאָב

Torah Portion: Deuteronomy 4:25-4:40

Haftarah: Jeremiah 8:13 - 9:23


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