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17 Tammuz 2022: The entry and exit of the fast | Israel Today

2022-07-05T14:35:09.848Z

From dawn to dusk the traditionalists will refrain from eating and drinking • The fast begins the period of the days between the Egyptians • The times of fasting throughout the country



The 17th of Tammuz fast will take place on Sunday, July 17, 2022, from dawn until the rising of the stars. Fasting on Saturday.

On the seventeenth of Tammuz, the forces of Titus, the Roman general, broke through the walls of Jerusalem during the Second Temple period.

The battles within the city lasted for three weeks, until Tisha B'Av, when the Temple was destroyed.

For this reason, the days between 17 Tammuz and Tisha B'Av are called "the three weeks" or "days between the Egyptians", and many practice mourning customs.

In contrast to the great fasts, Tisha B'Av and Yom Kippur, on the 7th of Tammuz the ban on eating and drinking is only during the day and does not begin the evening before. It is allowed to work, drive a car, etc. Tammuz until Tisha B'Av.

Fasting times:

Jerusalem - 4:33

Tel Aviv - 4:34

Haifa - 4:31

Beer Sheva - 4:36

Fasting departure times:

Jerusalem - 20:11

Tel Aviv - 20:09

Haifa - 20:12

Beer Sheva - 20:09

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Source: israelhayom

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