Tisha b'Av


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Noun1.Tisha b'Av - (Judaism) a major fast day on the Jewish calendar commemorating the destruction of the temples in Jerusalem
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
major fast day - one of two major fast days on the Jewish calendar
Jewish holy day - a religious holiday for Jews
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But buy them for Tisha B'Av, Tzom Gedalia, or a random Wednesday.
The Israelis entered the al-Aqsa mosque premises on the occasion of the Jewish holiday of Tisha B'av, Ma'an reported.
The former paratrooper asked Natan to postpone his appeal as Tisha B'av is considered a day of ill fate for Jews, and it is customary not to go to judicial hearings on that day.
Commemorating an ancient practice of the Tisha B'Av fast, extremist Jews stormed the premises of the mosque, resulting in the arrest of seven, according to Israeli media.
RAMALLAH, August 15, 2016 (WAFA) - Clashes that erupted at Al-Aqsa Mosque compound as hundreds of hardline Israelis stormed the esplanade to commemorate Tisha B'av hit the front page headlines in Palestinian daily newspapers.
This year, 5776, or 2016, the dates from July 23rd until August 14th - the three weeks prior to the fast day of Tisha B'Av, which falls on August 14th - are considered a period of mourning over the destruction of the Holy Temple.
Our mood should be borrowed from Pesach, not from Tisha B'Av.
Avia Morris, 20, was one of the hundreds of Jewish colonists to raid Al Haram Al Sharif in the last two days to mark the Jewish feast of Tisha B'Av.
Tisha B'Av is an annual 25-hour fast in Judaism which commemorates the anniversary of a number of disasters in Jewish history, primarily the destruction of both the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem.
Moreover, this focus is double edged: works such as Judith Katz's Running Fiercely toward a High Thin Sound (1992), or Lev Raphael's Dancing on Tisha B'Av (1991), are so unreadable that their dual function as the mirror and lantern of Jewish queer identity is immediately compromised.
As you see it's been rebuilt by the Jewish people, open to all the three great faiths, vibrant, bustling," he said, shortly after the end of Tisha B'Av, when Jews traditionally fast to mourn the destruction of the two Jewish Temples.
This is not just a modem issue--rabbinic authority has mandated a slew of holy days and fasts not mentioned in the Torah: Hanukkah, Purim, Tisha B'Av, Lag Ba'Omer and others.