20 September 2015 - 7 Tishri 5776 - ז' תשרי ה' אלפים תשע"ו
|Tisha B'Av- remembering the Holy Temple
Tisha B’av means the ninth of Av, a traditional day of mourning and fasting. The holiday’s impact is intensified by the fact that it falls in the midst of summer holidays, a time of recreation and relaxation for many families.
The holiday reconnects us with our past as we recall a number of historical events, beginning with the destruction of the First Temple in 586 B.C.E. through the Shoah in the 1940s.
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