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17th of Tammuz and the “Three Weeks”

Today is the 17th of Tammuz, a minor fast day within the Jewish community. The fast is observed from sun-up today until sundown tonight. The 17th of Tammuz marks the first breech of the walls of Jerusalem by the Romans in 70 … Continue reading

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The Three Weeks

Last Tuesday was the 17th of Tammuz, a minor fast day within the Jewish community. However, due to our Schlep Across America I was not able to blog about it. The 17th of Tammuz marks the first breech of the walls … Continue reading

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