Mourners at the Western Wall, Jerusalem, on Tisha b'Av. (Hillel Maier/TPS) (Hillel Maier/TPS)
mourners at Western Wall, Jerusalem, tisha b'av

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On this day, we mourn the destruction of the two Holy Temples, but that’s not all. Tragedy after tragedy has befallen the Jewish people on this day, and the crying continues.






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