Tzom Tammuz 1781 / צוֹם תָּמוּז 5541

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

Tzom Tammuz for Hebrew Year 5541 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 1778 17 Tamuz 5538
Tzom Tammuz 1779 17 Tamuz 5539
Tzom Tammuz 1780 17 Tamuz 5540
Tzom Tammuz 1781 17 Tamuz 5541
Tzom Tammuz 1782 18 Tamuz 5542
Tzom Tammuz 1783 17 Tamuz 5543
Tzom Tammuz 1784 17 Tamuz 5544
Tzom Tammuz 1785 18 Tamuz 5545

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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