Reciting Tehillim on Tishe Beav

Tehillim on Tishe Beav



May one say Tehillim on Tishe Beav?



Erev Tishe Beav: Yes, even past midday.

Tishe Beav night from sunset: No.

Tishe Beav day until Chatzos: No.

Tishe Beav after Chatzos: Yes. One may say Tehillim by Mincha time and so is the ancient custom.

For sick person: One may say Tehillim for the sake of a sick person at any time.


Sources: See M”A 554:6; M”B 554:7; Aruch Hashulchan 554:6; Kaf Hachaim 554:20; Divrei Malkiel 6:9 [20]; Nitei Gavriel 50:8; 75:22; Piskeiy Teshuvos 554:4

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