The date for Tish’a B’Av 2020 is Thursday, July 30, in the Hebrew Year 5780.
Tish’a B’Av begins at sunset today, Wednesday July 29th and ends at sunset Thursday, July 30th.
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.