The three categories of Jewish holidays, celebrations and commemorations.
A guide to the ritual that occurs between Passover and Shavuot.
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.
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.
Tu B'Av, the 15th day of the month of Av, is a Day of Love in Judaism.
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.
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Mourning the destruction of both temples, as well as a number of other Jewish tragedies.
The tragic events commemorated on this day of fasting and mourning.
A time to prepare for receiving the Torah.
The blessing in transliteration and English.
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