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  • Commemorating Tisha B’Av—what to do?

    By Alan Fisher

    July 19, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    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...