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Commemorating Tisha B’Av—what to do?


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/opinion/article/commemorating_tisha_bav_what_to_do_20070720

We are a people who have suffered enormously. Given our experience with suffering and its regular inclusion in our calendar, Tisha B'Av ought to be easy to commemorate. But it is set at a time when we are most disinclined to mourn. Thus, Tisha B'Av becomes the most challenging day in the Jewish year, the one whose spirit is hardest to feel.

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