Hi, is it allowed to swim today ( תענית שבעה עשר בתמוז(


A person should not go swimming on a fast day. The reason is because on a fast day is a day of being pained over our sins and a day of remorse. Therefore we should not be involved in pleasurable activities, frivolous activities, or activities of simcha.



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