Tisha B’Av, the 9th day of the Hebrew month of Av, has traditionally been a day of mourning and fasting. It commemorates the destruction of the Holy Temples in Jerusalem. Some Jewish families now think of the holiday as a day for Tikkun Olam — repairing the world.


Everything you wanted to know about Tisha B’Av — and more!


Tisha B’Av is not really a playful holiday, but here are some meaningful activities in the holiday spirit.


Hard boiled eggs are part of a traditional pre-fast meal in many families.


A video for adults


Not everyone listens to music on this holiday, but here are some melodies that might inspire.


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