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Tisha B’Av 2017

Schedule of services for the fast of TISHA B’AV 5777/2017

This 25-hour period is dedicated to remembering the collective loss and suffering experienced by the Jewish people over the last 2500 years.

Monday, July 31

Ma’ariv: 7:45pm at CBI in the main sanctuary
Followed by the reading of the Book of Lamentations by candlelight

Tuesday, August 1

Shaharit: 7:30am at CBI in the main sanctuary
We continue our solemn fast-day observance for Shaharit, Torah reading, chanting from the Book of Lamentations and the recitation of Kinot (special poetry composed for Tisha b’Av).

Minha: 5:30 at Temple Beth El
in the Sidney Eisenberg Chapel
2A Liberty, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Congregation B’nai Israel will join Temple Beth El in Aliso Viejo for the Tisha b’Av afternoon service. This is the only time of the year when tallit and t’fillin are worn during minha.  Please join us.

*Traditional observance is to abstain from eating, drinking, bathing, wearing perfume, wearing leather shoes, and engaging in physical intimacy from Monday night until Tuesday night.  Some people also do not greet others during this time.