Mourning on Tisha B'Av
Kinot: Poems of Lament
These mournful poems are the central part of the liturgy of Tisha B'Av.
By the Rivers of Babylon We Remember Zion
This famous psalm is read on the eve of Tisha B'Av and sets the tone for an emotionally challenging holiday.
The Prohibition Against Studying Torah on Tisha B’Av
Why would learning sacred Jewish texts be forbidden on this day of fasting and mourning?