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Tisha B'Av, the ninth day of the month of Av, is the major day of communal mourning in the Jewish calendar.
This special reading for Tisha B'Av sets the tone for this tragic and mournful day
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.
For Tisha B'Av, a look at the common explanation for the Temple's demise.
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.
How much do you know about Tisha B'Av?
Eicha, the Book of Lamentations, asks important questions that address the theological crisis following the Jewish exile.
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.
Ancient/Medieval Jewish History
Coping with destruction and building for the future.
A look into the psyche of ancient Judaism.
The sole remnant of the ancient Temple plays a role in observing festivals in modern times.
There are some unique aspects to communal worship during Tisha B'Av.