Tzom Tammuz 2036 / צוֹם תָּמוּז 5796

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

Tzom Tammuz for Hebrew Year 5796 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 2033 17 Tamuz 5793
Tzom Tammuz 2034 17 Tamuz 5794
Tzom Tammuz 2035 17 Tamuz 5795
Tzom Tammuz 2036 18 Tamuz 5796
Tzom Tammuz 2037 17 Tamuz 5797
Tzom Tammuz 2038 17 Tamuz 5798
Tzom Tammuz 2039 18 Tamuz 5799
Tzom Tammuz 2040 17 Tamuz 5800

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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