17th Tammuz

Brushing Teeth on Minor Fast Day - Is one permitted to brush his teeth or use mouthwash on a minor fast day? More »
Dizzy & Sick From Fasting - It’s almost impossible for me to survive fast days. I get dizzy, sweaty, and nauseous to the point of throwing up. And I’m sick for two days after. I certainly wouldn’t be able to go to synagogue this Yom Kippur… More »
Fasting – Recovering from Heart Attack - I had a heart attack 7 weeks ago. I have thankfully recovered but am still somewhat weakened. Should I fast on the upcoming Shiva Asar b’Tammuz? More »
Restrictions on Minor Fast Days - Besides eating and drinking, are there any additional restrictions on the minor holidays, such as bathing, shaving, or listening to music? More »
Swimming on Fast Days, Dangerous Activities - Is there any prohibition with swimming on a minor fast day, such as the upcoming Shiva Asar b’Tammuz? More »
The Origins of 17 Tammuz - I notice that in the list of tragedies which occurred on the 17th of Tammuz, it states that Moses broke the Tablets of the law when he descended from Mount Sinai – after he saw the Children of Israel worshiping… More »
Vitamin/Energy Patch on Fast Day - Are you allowed to use an energy or vitamin patch on a fast day? More »
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