Past Jewish Festivals

Shiva Asar B'Tammuz (Fast of 17 Tammuz)

19 July 2011

Tammuz 17 - THE FOUR FASTS commemorate the sad events surrounding the destruction of both Temples. They are: The 17th TAMUZ introducing THE THREE WEEKS of intensifying mourning till the 9th AV which is a full day fast in memory of the Anniversary of the Destruction of both Temples, the evil report of the spies sent by Moses to survey the land of Israel as well as many other tragedies in Jewish history.

THE FOUR FASTS commemorate the sad events surrounding the destruction of both Temples. They are: The 17th TAMUZ introducing THE THREE WEEKS of intensifying mourning till the 9th AV which is a full day fast in memory of the Anniversary of the Destruction of both Temples, the evil report of the spies sent by Moses to survey the land of Israel as well as many other tragedies in Jewish history.

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