Tisha b’Av

The ninth day of the Hebrew month of Av begins at sunset on Saturday 17 July and continues until the evening of Sunday 18 July

Erev Tisha b’Av

Saturday 17 July, 8.30 pm

On the Twilight of Tisha b’Av: a Reflective Outdoor Gathering at Sha’arei Tsedek, with readings and meditations on the theme of this fast 

Join Rabbi Shulamit Ambalu in a small sheltered outdoor gathering*, with a chance to reflect and connect after a year of challenge, change and loss.

In-person event. Click HERE to join the guest list.

* we suggest you bring a blanket/warm jacket as this is an outdoor event

Tisha b’Av

Sunday 18 July, 10.30 am

Shacharit online – Marking a Year of Losses and Creating a Space for Hope

This Morning Service, led by Rabbi Shulamit, will include the classic texts that seek God’s presence in time of mourning, and that point towards comfort and hope.

Join via Zoom, Facebook Live, YouTube and our website.

What is Tisha b’Av?

Tisha b’Av is the major day of communal mourning. First and foremost Tisha b’Av commemorates the destruction of both the first and second temples in Jerusalem (586 B.C.E, and 70 C.E respectively), but many other travesties have occurred on the same date.