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Tish'a B'Av (teesh-ah b'ahv) — lit., Ninth of Av; 25-hour fast commemorating the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem. Gloomiest day in the Jewish calendar
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Tzitzit: Blessings
Tzitzit: Blessings: Tish'a B'Av
On Tish’a B’Av , say a blessing on tzitzit in the...
Tish’a B’Av
Tish'a B'Av: Flying
You should not fly on Tish’a b’Av , even if you are...
Tish’a B’Av
Tish'a B'Av: Hand Washing
On Tish’a B’Av , as on Yom Kippur , if you must wash...
Tish’a B’Av
Tish'a B'Av: On Saturday Night
When Tish’a B’Av begins on Saturday night, the custom is...
Tish’a B’Av
Tish'a B'Av: Teeth Brushing
On Tish’a b’Av , you may not brush your teeth using...
Tish’a B’Av
Tish'a B'Av: Tefilin
Tish’a b’Av is similar to the day of burial of a person...
Tish’a B’Av
Tish'a B'Av: What To Do after 12 Noon
After halachic midday on Tish’a B’Av , you may do any...
Tish’a B’Av
Tish'a B'Av: What To Do until 12 Noon
Activities for Tish’a B’Av until halachic midday :...
Tish’a B’Av
Tish'a B'Av: Pre-Fast Meal
You may say birkat ha’mazon with a mezuman or with a minyan...
Three Weeks: Three Stages of Mourning
Seventeenth of Tamuz to Tish'a B'Av: Three Stages of Mourning
Before Tish’a b’Av we are in a type of mourning so the...
Three Weeks: Restrictions
Three Weeks: Moving into New Dwelling
You may move into a new home or apartment, whether owning or renting,...
Three Weeks: Risky Activities
Three Weeks: Dangerous Activities
We are discouraged from doing dangerous activities during the Three...
Yom Kippur: Washing
Yom Kippur: Washing To Remove Tum'a
On Yom Kippur (as on Tish’a b’Av ), if you must wash...
Tachanun
Shacharit: Tachanun: When Not To Say
Tachanun is related to judgment. Tachanun is NOT said at times of...
Shiv'a: Torah Study
Torah Study during Shiv'a
A mourner during shiv’a may not study Torah, other than:...
HAIRCUTS/SHAVING
When Haircuts and Shaving Are Forbidden
Here are the times when men and women are forbidden to get haircuts and...
Brit Mila: Festive Meal
Brit Mila: Fast Day
If a brit mila is performed on Tish’a b’Av or other...
Blessings: Morning (Birchot HaShachar)
Morning Blessings (Birchot HaShachar)
In the morning blessings, say she’asa li kol tzarki even if...
Kiddush Levana: When To Say
Kiddush Levana: When To Say: Custom not To Say
It is customary not to say kiddush levana: During the...
Introduction to Fast Days
Introduction to Fast Days
Introduction to Fast Days The purpose of Jewish fast days is to...
First Nine Days of Av
Nine Days: Restrictions
Restrictions during the Nine Days before Tish’a b’Av...
Fast Days: When They Start
Fasts that Start 72 Minutes before Sunrise
All fasts start 72 minutes (normal time) before sunrise except for the...
Fast Days: Eating
Fast Days: Tasting Food
You may not taste food (even a minimal amount) on a fast day, even if...

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