Jun 28, 2021

Raize Guttman 06-27-21 (17 Tamuz 5781)

The fast of the 17th of Tammuz

Shivah Asar B’Tammuz, is the start of a three-week mourning period for the destruction of Jerusalem and the two Holy Temples. The fast actually  five tragic events that occurred on this date. It is observed as a "minor fast day", with eating and drinking forbidden from dawn until sundown. 

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