These mournful poems are the central part of the liturgy of Tisha B'Av.
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The practices associated with this holiday are closer to the experience of being a refugee than to being a mourner.
This famous psalm is read on the eve of Tisha B'Av and sets the tone for an emotionally challenging holiday.
Tisha B'Av, the saddest day on the Jewish calendar, is testament to the failure of prayer to avert national catastrophe.
Why would learning sacred Jewish texts be forbidden on this day of fasting and mourning?
How the kosher practice of waiting between meat and dairy reminds us of Moses' discomfort with violence.
For Tisha B'Av, a look at the common explanation for the Temple's demise.
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.