Thursday, July 31, 2014 Av 4, 5774
By:
Binyamin Kagedan, JNS.org
Tisha B’Av, traditionally one of the most intense and salient religious experiences of the year, is still largely alien to many American Jews.
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By:
Edmon J. Rodman, JTA
Connecting with a holiday mourning lost Temples can be a challenge, but Tisha b'Av has special resonance this year.
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By:
MyJewishLearning.com
Your condensed guide to Tisha B'Av, the day when we remember the destruction of both Temples that once stood in Jerusalem, and how the holiday is traditionally observed.
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By:
Edmon J. Rodman, JE feature
On Yom Kippur, we ask, “Who by fire?” Sadly, this year at Tisha B’Av, we know who: the 19 firefighters who died in Arizona.
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By:
Rabbi Yonah Gross
Tisha B'Av, the 9th day of the month of Av, will be observed beginning Saturday night, July 28. The day is synonymous with great disasters in Jewish history, especially when both the first and second Temples were destroyed. After the time of the Mishnah, many other calamities coincided with this day, including the Jewish expulsion from Spain in 1492, the...
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