Minchah and Ma'ariv (Shiv'ah-Asar B'Tammuz)

Cohen Chapel

Will include the fast-day Torah and Haftarah readings. Arvit will follow around 8:20 pm.

The fast day of Shivah-Asar B’Tammuz (the 17th of Tammuz) commemorates calamities in Jewish history, according to Mishnah Ta’anit chapter 4, among them the breaking of the first set of tablets and the breaching of Jerusalem’s walls by the Babylonians.  Shivah-Asar B'Tammuz is a dawn to nightfall (in 2017; 4:41 am -9:19 pm) fast. Minchah will be at 7:45 pm, and will include the fast-day Torah and Haftarah readings. Arvit will follow around 8:20 pm. We will need six people present and fasting to have the Torah and Haftarah readings at Minchah. If you know that you will be fasting and can attend Minchah that day, please contact Richard Friedman at richard [dot] friedman [at] hhs [dot] gov.


Ohr Kodesh Congregation

8300 Meadowbrook Lane
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Phone: (301) 589-3880
Fax:  (301) 495-4801

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