The date for Tish’a B’Av 2019 is Sunday, August 11, in the Hebrew Year 5779.
Tish’a B’Av begins at sunset Saturday August 10th and ends at sunset Sunday, August 11th.
According to history, many disastrous events have occurred on Tish’a B’Av, also called the Ninth of Av, the saddest day in Jewish history. Some of those events are:
• The bad report brought by the spies from the promised land.
• The destruction of the first and second Temples.
• Numerous wars have started on this date.
• Numerous bombings and killing of Jews have happened on this date.