Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Three week mourning period for Tishabav starts on 7/9/20
Thu, 9 July 2020 = 17th of Tamuz, 5780
י״ז בְּתַמּוּז תש״פ
Parashat Pinchas (in Diaspora)
Parashat Pinchas / פרשת פינחס
Next read in the Diaspora on 11 July 2020. Parashat Pinchas is the 41st weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Torah Portion: Numbers 25:10 - 30:1
Tzom Tammuz / צום תמוז
The Seventeenth of Tammuz (Hebrew: שבעה עשר בתמוז, Shiv'ah Asar b'Tammuz) is a Jewish fast day commemorating the breach of the walls of Jerusalem before the destruction of the Second Temple. It falls on the 17th day of the Hebrew month of Tammuz and marks the beginning of the three-week mourning period leading up to Tisha B'Av. Like other minor fasts, Tzom Tammuz begins at dawn (first light) and ends at nightfall (full dark).
Tzom Tammuz begins at dawn on Thu, 09 July 2020.
"Shiv'ah Asar b'Tammuz" = 202 (English Ordinal)