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Can I brush my teeth or shower on Tishah B'Av?

by Mrs. Dinka Kumer

  

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It is not permitted to brush teeth, rinse out your mouth, or shower/bathe on the 9th of Av.

[Ed. note: Please also read "What is forbidden on Tishah B'Av?"]


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Av
The fifth month of the Jewish calendar, normally corresponding to July-August. The saddest month of the year due to the destruction of the Temples, and the many other tragedies which befell the Jews in this month.