Tisha B’Av




Tisha B’Av and the 3 Weeks

Tisha B'Av - The Ninth of Av

Tisha B’Av
Tisha B'Av (in Hebrew)

Source: Judaism 101

Significance: Remembers major communal tragedies
Observances: Fasting; reading the book of Lamentations
Length: 25 hours
Customs: Torah cabinet is draped in black

List of Dates

Tisha B’Av will occur on the following days of the secular calendar:

  • Jewish Year 5773: sunset July 15, 2013 – nightfall July 16, 2013
  • Jewish Year 5774: sunset August 4, 2014 – nightfall August 5, 2014
  • Jewish Year 5775: sunset July 25, 2015 – nightfall July 26, 2015
  • Jewish Year 5776: sunset August 13, 2016 – nightfall August 14, 2016
  • Jewish Year 5777: sunset July 31, 2017 – nightfall August 1, 2017

Source: Orthodox Union

Tisha B’Av is the saddest day on the Jewish calendar because of the incredible series of tragedies which occurred on that date throughout Jewish History….READ MORE

Tisha B’Av and the 3 Weeks

Three Weeks and Fast of Tisha B'Av - 9th of  Av

Source: Aish.com

Tisha B’Av and the 3 Weeks

Source: Chabad

The Three Weeks and Tisha B’Av: Destruction and Renewal

What Are the Three Weeks?
June 25–July 16, 2013

Tisha B’Av Fast: Start Time | End Time


Observances and Customs


The Destruction of the Temples

The Holy Temple

Take a Virtual Tour of the Beit Hamikdash


Thoughts and Reflections



Audio and Video on the Three Weeks and Tisha b’Av

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