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9 Days/The Ninth of Av/Tisha B’Av

Posted by: erika on: August 8, 2011

“…The saddest day in Jewish History is the Ninth of Av…On this day the Babylonians destroyed the First Temple in 586BCE and the Romans burned down the Second temple in 70CE…During the Holocaust, the Nazis took pleasure in organizing murderous actions against the Jewish community on the ninth of Av…” – Jewish Literacy by Rabbi Joseph […]


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