Past Jewish Festivals

Tisha B'Av (Fast Day)

09 August 2011

Av 9 - 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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