15th of Av

The 15th of Av – טו באב


In tractate Ta’anit 31 (תענית ל׳א) Rabban Shimon ben Gamliel said: ‘There were no days as joyous for the Jewish people as the fifteenth of Av and as Yom Kippur’

This year the 15th of Av fall on Shabbat (Double power) on the date of July 24th, 2021. This is a VERY powerful day to change things for the better with our prayers and actions.


Prayers schedule

  • Friday (right before Shabbat) – Amuka – The grave of Rabbi Yonatan Ben Uziel
  • Shabbat – Rabbi Nachum Ish Gamzu (Tzfat) It’s he’s Hilula (Passing day)
  • Sunday – Kotel (Western Wall) Yerushalayim

What should be done for Tu Be’Av?

Pay close attention and follow the instructions!!

Before Shabbat

  1. Accept Shabbat 20 minutes before candle lighting time
  2. Light a 24 hour candle for Rabbi Nachum Ish Gamzu (In honor of his Hilula) light before Shabbat
  3. Give a few coins to charity – Before Shabbat
  4. Read Shir Hashirim (Song of Songs by King Shlomo) Best to read right before candle lighting

NOTE: Highly recommended to read Shir Hashirim for 40 consecutive days before dawn

Friday night

After Kabalat Shabbat, Kidush and meal say the following:

  1. Recite 7 times this verse (Bereshit 1/4)

וַיַּ֧רְא אֱלֹהִ֛ים אֶת־הָא֖וֹר כִּי־ט֑וֹב וַיַּבְדֵּ֣ל אֱלֹהִ֔ים בֵּ֥ין הָא֖וֹר וּבֵ֥ין הַחֽשֶׁךְ


And God saw the light that it was good, and God separated between the light and between the darkness

2. Read four (4) chapters of Tehilim 31, 32, 72, 124 – ל׳א, ל׳ב, ע׳ב, קכ׳ד

3. Recite the bed time Shma

Shabbat Day

After Shacharit, Kidush and meal say the following Tehilim:

32, 38, 70, 82, 121, 124, 127, 128

לב, לח, ע‘, פב, קכא, קכד, קכז, קכח

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