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Fast Day Postponed, Indefinitely.

When the 17th of Tammuz and Tisha B’Av coincide with Shabbat

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Fast Day Postponed, Indefinitely.: When the 17th of Tammuz and Tisha B’Av coincide with Shabbat

The sages of the Talmud debate whether a fast day that falls on Shabbat is postponed to Sunday or dismissed entirely. In exploring these views, this class addresses the inner dimension of the commands to delight in the Shabbat and to fast on specific days. (Likkutei Sichot, vol. 33)
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Rabbi Latowitcz Ventura July 1, 2018

In the case of the bris, the father does eat even when bris is on a fast day that was not postponed not just fast that was deferred to Sunday. The difference is that on a fast that was not postponed the father has to make up the fast he interrupted, that's the stringency, whereas when the bris occurs on a postponed fast day, the father is not required to fast again.

See sicha inside. Reply

Chabad.org Staff via chabadone.org July 24, 2016

To Michael The fast of 17 Tammuz was postponed from Shabbat to Sunday in 2016. Reply

Michael usa July 24, 2016

Quick Question I'm not clear if this video is saying that we do/do not fast tomorrow? Reply

Anonymous Antipolo July 23, 2016

thank you for the wonderful wisdom that Shabbat induces the insatiable appetite because of the spiritual quality, the infinite spiritual quality cannot be contained in our finite being, and transcends our appetite on that day. G-d bless and keep you in your journey of learning and walking with Hashem. Reply

This class analyzes an aspect of the weekly Torah portion or upcoming holiday. While providing a basic understanding of the subject matter, the lesson delves into its deeper and more complex dimensions with emphasis on the spiritual relevance to our daily lives. Inspiration for both the novice and advanced student.
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