Tisha B'Av (The ninth of Av)

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Registered: 01-13-1997
Tisha B'Av (The ninth of Av)
Thu, 07-11-2013 - 12:27pm

Tisha B'Av, the holiday commemorating the many tragedies that have befallen the Jewish people on this date, including the destruction of the first and second temples. This is a fast day, and the book of Lamentations is read. Here's some more info:

http://www.reformjudaism.org/jewish-holidays/tishah-bav
http://www.uscj.org/njersey/veronacb/TishaBav[1].html
http://www.jewishrecon.org/resource/modern-meaning-tisha-bav
http://www.ou.org/yerushalayim/tishabav/ 

Janet