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What Is Tisha B'Av? - Overview

Overview

Tisha B’Av (the Fast of the Ninth of Av) is a day of mourning to commemorate the many tragedies that have befallen the Jewish people, many of which have occurred on the ninth day of the Jewish month of Av. Read this brief overview to learn more.

Tisha B'Av -- A Time to Weep

On Tisha B’Av, Jews mourn and cry out to God to mourn the destruction of the Temples in Jerusalem and other tragedies that have befallen the Jewish people. Their tears...

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