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Tish’a B’Av / תִּשְׁעָה בְּאָב

The Ninth of Av ✡️

Tish’a B’Av for Hebrew Year 5784 begins at sundown on and ends at nightfall on .

Tisha B’Av (Hebrew: תשעה באב or ט׳ באב, “the Ninth of Av,”) is an annual fast day in Judaism, named for the ninth day (Tisha) of the month of Av in the Hebrew calendar. The fast commemorates the destruction of both the First Temple and Second Temple in Jerusalem, which occurred about 655 years apart, but on the same Hebrew calendar date. Tisha B’Av is never observed on Shabbat. If the 9th of Av falls on a Saturday, the fast is postponed until the 10th of Av.

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Dates for Tish’a B’Av

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Tish’a B’Av 2021 9 Av 5781
Tish’a B’Av 2022 10 Av 5782
Tish’a B’Av 2023 9 Av 5783
Tish’a B’Av 2024 9 Av 5784
Tish’a B’Av 2025 9 Av 5785
Tish’a B’Av 2026 9 Av 5786
Tish’a B’Av 2027 9 Av 5787
Tish’a B’Av 2028 9 Av 5788


Tish’a B’Av / תִּשְׁעָה בְּאָב

Torah Portion: Deuteronomy 4:25-40

  1. 1: Deuteronomy 4:25-4:29 · 5 p’sukim
  2. 2: Deuteronomy 4:30-4:35 · 6 p’sukim
  3. 3: Deuteronomy 4:36-4:40 · 5 p’sukim

Haftarah: Jeremiah 8:13-9:23 · 34 p’sukim

Tish’a B’Av (Mincha) / תִּשְׁעָה בְּאָב מִנחָה

Torah Portion: Exodus 32:11-14, 34:1-10

  1. 1: Exodus 32:11-32:14 · 4 p’sukim
  2. 2: Exodus 34:1-34:3 · 3 p’sukim
  3. maf: Exodus 34:4-34:10 · 7 p’sukim

Haftarah: Isaiah 55:6-56:8 · 16 p’sukim


The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary (paid link)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures (paid link)
Jewish Publication Society
Sefaria Tanakh
“Tish'a B'Av” in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
Wikimedia Foundation Inc.
Books (paid links)
Tishah B’Av: Texts, Readings and Insights: A Presentation Based on Talmudic and Traditional Sources

Tishah B’Av
by Avrohom Chaim Feuer and Shimon Finkelman

Tisha B’av Compendium: Tephilot and Kinot

Tisha B’av Compendium
by Abraham Rosenfeld

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