Tzom Tammuz 2044 / צוֹם תָּמוּז 5804

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

Tzom Tammuz for Hebrew Year 5804 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 2041 17 Tamuz 5801
Tzom Tammuz 2042 18 Tamuz 5802
Tzom Tammuz 2043 18 Tamuz 5803
Tzom Tammuz 2044 17 Tamuz 5804
Tzom Tammuz 2045 17 Tamuz 5805
Tzom Tammuz 2046 18 Tamuz 5806
Tzom Tammuz 2047 17 Tamuz 5807
Tzom Tammuz 2048 17 Tamuz 5808


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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