Tisha B'Av for the year 2008 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Saturday, August 9th ending at sundown on Sunday, August 10th.
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 2008
Sunday, August 10th is day number 223 of the 2008 calendar year with -12 years, -1 month, -15 days until Tisha B'Av 2008.
|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 2019||Sunday, August 11, 2019||-411|
|Tisha B'av 2020||Thursday, July 30, 2020||-57|
|Tisha B'av 2021||Sunday, July 18, 2021||296|
|Tisha B'av 2022||Sunday, August 07, 2022||681|
|Tisha B'av 2023||Thursday, July 27, 2023||1035|
|Tisha B'av 2024||Tuesday, August 13, 2024||1418|