Tisha B’Av

9th of Av. Tisha B’Av mourns the destruction of the first & second temples in 586 B.C.E. & 70
C.E. respectively. Tisha B’Av also mourns the exile of the Jewish people & commemorates
other Jewish tragedies such as the Spanish Inquisition.

Practice:
Many Jews fast all day. Many Jews attend services, which may include special prayers for
specific Jewish tragedies. Also, the book of Lamentations may be read.

2016-08-14 All day
SYJCC Building
74 Hauppauge Rd, Commack, NY, United States

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