Tishah B'Av means "Ninth of Av" and refers to a Jewish day of fasting and mourning.

Excerpted from The Jewish Home by Daniel B. Syme. URJ Press

Traditionally Tishah B'Av is the darkest of all days, a time set aside for mourning the destruction of both ancient Temples in Jerusalem. As on Yom Kippur, the fast extends until the following sundown. In

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