Tisha B’Av

תשעה באב – Tisha B’Av, the 9th day of the month of Av (באב), which is the fifth month of the Ecclesiastical calendar. It is the fast day commemorating the destruction of the Temple and the Second Temple, and subsequently known as the “saddest day” of the Jewish Calendar.

Read Rabbi Steinsaltz’s essay on Tisha B’Av.

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