Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Tisha B'Av - The 9th Day of Av





This is the day where many remember and mourn many events in history which occurred on this Hebraic Calendar date.

On the 9th day of Av, Tisha B'Av....

The spies returned from Canaan reporting that they had no chance of taking the promised land.

YHWH did not allow them to enter the promised land for another 40 years.

The first temple was under siege from Babylon and the fire began that destroyed it, 587 BC.

The second temple was under siege from Rome and destroyed, 70.

Romans destroyed the last Jewish stronghold Betar, 132.

Romans plowed the temple area, 133.

The First Crusade commenced, 1096.

Jews were expelled from England, 1290.

Jews were expelled from France, 1306.

Jews were expelled from Spain 1492.

World War I began 1914.

The German "Final Solution" was approved, 1941.

Warsaw Ghetto was deported to Treblinka, 1942.


To learn more about Tisha B'Av -

FFOZ - The Ninth of Av: "Blessed Are Those Who Mourn"
http://ffoz.org/blogs/2013/07/the_ninth_of_av_blessed_are_th_2.html

Tisha B'Av - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tisha_B'Av

Judaism 101: Tisha B'Av
http://www.jewfaq.org/holidayd.htm


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