Tzom Tammuz 2018 / צוֹם תָּמוּז 5778

Tzom Tammuz (Fast commemorating breaching of the walls of Jerusalem before the destruction of the Second Temple) for Hebrew Year 5778 ocurred 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).

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Dates for Tzom Tammuz

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Tzom Tammuz 2015 18 Tamuz 5775
Tzom Tammuz 2016 18 Tamuz 5776
Tzom Tammuz 2017 17 Tamuz 5777
Tzom Tammuz 2018 18 Tamuz 5778
Tzom Tammuz 2019 18 Tamuz 5779
Tzom Tammuz 2020 17 Tamuz 5780
Tzom Tammuz 2021 17 Tamuz 5781
Tzom Tammuz 2022 18 Tamuz 5782
Tzom Tammuz 2023 17 Tamuz 5783
Tzom Tammuz 2024 17 Tamuz 5784


Tzom Tammuz / צוֹם תָּמוּז

Torah Portion: Exodus 32:11-34:10


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Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
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Jewish Publication Society
"Seventeenth of Tammuz" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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