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When is the Ninth of Av in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017?

When is the Ninth of Av in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017?

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The fast of Tisha b'Av falls on the Hebrew calendar date of 9 Av. Here are the coinciding secular dates for the upcoming years:

2013:   July 15-16

2014:   August 4-5

2015:   July 25-26

2016:   August 13-14

2017:   July 31-August 1

Note: The Jewish calendar date begins at sundown of the night beforehand. Thus the fast begins with sunset of the first secular date listed, and concludes at nightfall the following day.


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When is the Ninth of Av in2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017?

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February 14, 2014
the date line & time zones
Does the day change for the 9th of Av on the other side of the earth? Why / why not?
Louis August Cadard III
Carriere
February 14, 2014
Thanks so much
Anonymous
January 26, 2014
I realize this answer is much later in its forthcoming than your request (as I just read it myself) but yes, in case you never got your answer, the two temples were destroyed on Tisha B'av. Also it is the date when Jews were ejected from Spain and on another year on the same date they were expelled from England. This is just a handful of events - I know there are many more. I've likened it to a scratch in an LP record that extends the entire recording and sometimes when the needle hits the scratch major things happen, other times just a minor blip. It is a bonafide reason for fasting on this date - as catastrophies are bound to happen, and G-D works with dates, numbers and symbols when dealing with His people. Hope that helped for anyone wanting to know!
Lynn Lites
Arizona, USA
July 16, 2013
If a child does not listen to his parent, he will not get any treats or snacks and will possibly go to bed early. So to if an adult does not listen to his parent, G-d, he too will not get the treats he desires. We must all be aware that G-d made a beautiful world and man is the one who contaminated it with all the immorality and lack of faith.
Anonymous
Jersey shore
November 11, 2009
This is indeed the case. You can read more about these and other catastrophic events of the day here.
Menachem Posner for Chabad.org
November 11, 2009
Tisha b'Av
Were both temples actually destroyed on this date in history?
Anonymous
Longwood, NC
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