Tzom Tammuz 1771 / צוֹם תָּמוּז 5531

Fast commemorating breaching of the walls of Jerusalem before the destruction of the Second Temple ✡️

Tzom Tammuz for Hebrew Year 5531 occurred on .

The Seventeenth of Tammuz (Hebrew: שבעה עשר בתמוז‎, Shiv’ah Asar b’Tammuz) is a Jewish fast day commemorating the breach of the walls of Jerusalem before the destruction of the Second Temple. It falls on the 17th day of the Hebrew month of Tammuz and marks the beginning of the three-week mourning period leading up to Tisha B’Av. Like other minor fasts, Tzom Tammuz begins at dawn (first light) and ends at nightfall (full dark). If the 17th of Tammuz falls on a Shabbat, the fast is instead observed the next day, the 18th of Tammuz (on Sunday).

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Dates for Tzom Tammuz

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Tzom Tammuz 1768 18 Tamuz 5528
Tzom Tammuz 1769 18 Tamuz 5529
Tzom Tammuz 1770 17 Tamuz 5530
Tzom Tammuz 1771 18 Tamuz 5531
Tzom Tammuz 1772 18 Tamuz 5532
Tzom Tammuz 1773 17 Tamuz 5533
Tzom Tammuz 1774 17 Tamuz 5534
Tzom Tammuz 1775 18 Tamuz 5535

Tanakh

Tzom Tammuz / צוֹם תָּמוּז

Torah Portion: Exodus 32:11-14, 34:1-10

  1. 1: Exodus 32:11-14 · 4 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Exodus 34:1-3 · 3 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Exodus 34:4-10 · 7 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
"Seventeenth of Tammuz" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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