The destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem is commemorated with a period of mourning.
Tisha B'Av (the ninth day of the Hebrew month of Av) begins at sunset on Monday, July 31, and continues until the evening of August 1.
How much do you know about Tisha B'Av?
This special reading for Tisha B'Av sets the tone for this tragic and mournful day
Tisha B'Av, the ninth day of the month of Av, is the major day of communal mourning in the Jewish calendar.
For Tisha B'Av, a look at the common explanation for the Temple's demise.
What happens during the Friday night prayer service.
Lighting the candles, saying Kiddush and other Shabbat dinner rituals.
A minor fast day with major history.
There are a handful of holidays that entered Jewish life in the latter half of the 20th century.
In 2017, Tu B'Av falls on August 7.
The month of Av brings with it forgiveness similar to the experience of Yom Kippur.
The liturgy for the 9th of Av includes Lamentations and special additional elegies.
What you need to know about this ritual welcoming the Sabbath.
A weekly observance, the Sabbath is more than just a day off from labor.