Tzom Tammuz 2028 / צוֹם תָּמוּז 5788

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

Tzom Tammuz for Hebrew Year 5788 occurs at dawn 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 2025 17 Tamuz 5785
Tzom Tammuz 2026 17 Tamuz 5786
Tzom Tammuz 2027 17 Tamuz 5787
Tzom Tammuz 2028 17 Tamuz 5788
Tzom Tammuz 2029 18 Tamuz 5789
Tzom Tammuz 2030 17 Tamuz 5790
Tzom Tammuz 2031 17 Tamuz 5791
Tzom Tammuz 2032 18 Tamuz 5792


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 ·


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