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Tishah B’Av Service

Arch of Titus – Roman soldiers carrying spoils from the destruction of the Temple of Jerusalem in 70 A.D.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 8:30am
at Temple Sholom

Led by Rabbi Carey Brown.

Tishah B’Av, observed on the 9th (tishah) of the Hebrew month of Av, is a day of mourning the destruction of both ancient Temples in Jerusalem.

In modern times, Jews understand Tishah B’Av as a day to remember many tragedies that have befallen the Jewish people throughout history. In the synagogue, the Book of Lamentations is chanted.

Read more about Tishah B’Av here: