When is Tisha B’av in 2017?
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If yes, you have come to the right place. Tisha B’av in 2017 will be observed on Monday, 31st July.
Tisha B’Av is observed the ninth day of the month of Av in the Jewish calendar. Tisha B’Av is a sad day that observes other major disasters and tragedies that Jewish people experienced throughout history, including the expulsion of the Jewish people from England in 1290 and from Spain in 1492, and also the mass deportation of Jewish people from the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II.
There is a pre-fast meal and a breakfast meal for Tisha B’Av, with no food or drink allowed during the holiday. The pre-fast meal contains only milk, water or boiled eggs dipped in ashes, to symbolize the destruction that is mourned. However, Tisha B’av in 2017 will begin on the evening of Monday, 31st July and will end on the evening of Tuesday, 1st August.