Tisha B'Av for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Saturday, August 13th ending at sundown on Sunday, August 14th.
Tisha B'Av is celebrated in the Hebrew calendar on ninth day of the month of Av. The day is a day of remembrance of the destruction of the First and Second Temple in Jerusalem.
Why do Jewish holidays start at nighttime?
According to the Torah, the story of creation in Genesis says “And it was evening, and it was morning day one”, “And it was evening, and it was morning; the second day”, thus night comes before day. So for the Jewish calendar all days begin at nightfall and end the next day at nightfall including holidays.
Days to Tisha B'Av 2016
Sunday, August 14th is day number 227 of the 2016 calendar year with -5 years, -9 months, -5 days until Tisha B'Av 2016.
|Name(s):||Tisha B'Av, The ninth of Av|
|When:||Ninth of Av in Hebrew Calendar|
Dates for Tisha B'av
|Holiday||Date||Days to Go|
|Tisha B'av 2021||Sunday, July 18, 2021||-305|
|Tisha B'av 2022||Sunday, August 07, 2022||80|
|Tisha B'av 2023||Thursday, July 27, 2023||434|
|Tisha B'av 2024||Tuesday, August 13, 2024||817|
|Tisha B'av 2025||Sunday, August 03, 2025||1172|
|Tisha B'av 2026||Thursday, July 23, 2026||1526|