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==Why is Tu Be'Av a Holiday?==
 
==Why is Tu Be'Av a Holiday?==
 
==Prayer==
 
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# [[Tachanun]] is omitted on Tu BeAv.<ref>Orchot Chaim 7</ref>
 
# Some Ashkenazim omit "Lamnatzeach" on Tu Be'Av, while others do not.<ref>Chayei Adam (1:32:34) quotes both views.</ref>
 
# Some Ashkenazim omit "Lamnatzeach" on Tu Be'Av, while others do not.<ref>Chayei Adam (1:32:34) quotes both views.</ref>
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==Fasting==
 
==Fasting==
 
# Beit Din cannot initiate a series of fasts on Tu BeAv, but if they began already, one would have to fast on Tu BeAv according to the letter of the law. Nowadays, this does not apply. If they instituted that one should abstain from meat at a certain interval and didn't realize it would coincide with Tu BeAv, one may eat meat if he has a seudat mitzvah on that day. An individual, however, who takes this upon himself, may not eat meat even on a seudat mitzvah.<ref>Chayei Adam 2-3:132:2</ref>
 
# Beit Din cannot initiate a series of fasts on Tu BeAv, but if they began already, one would have to fast on Tu BeAv according to the letter of the law. Nowadays, this does not apply. If they instituted that one should abstain from meat at a certain interval and didn't realize it would coincide with Tu BeAv, one may eat meat if he has a seudat mitzvah on that day. An individual, however, who takes this upon himself, may not eat meat even on a seudat mitzvah.<ref>Chayei Adam 2-3:132:2</ref>

Revision as of 17:37, 5 August 2020

Why is Tu Be'Av a Holiday?

Prayer

  1. Tachanun is omitted on Tu BeAv.[1]
  2. Some Ashkenazim omit "Lamnatzeach" on Tu Be'Av, while others do not.[2]

Fasting

  1. Beit Din cannot initiate a series of fasts on Tu BeAv, but if they began already, one would have to fast on Tu BeAv according to the letter of the law. Nowadays, this does not apply. If they instituted that one should abstain from meat at a certain interval and didn't realize it would coincide with Tu BeAv, one may eat meat if he has a seudat mitzvah on that day. An individual, however, who takes this upon himself, may not eat meat even on a seudat mitzvah.[3]
  2. One who gets married on Tu BeAv may not fast.[4]

Links

  1. Hilchot Tu Be'Av by Rav Mordechai Eliyahu

Sources

  1. Orchot Chaim 7
  2. Chayei Adam (1:32:34) quotes both views.
  3. Chayei Adam 2-3:132:2
  4. Chochmat Adam 129:2