Friday, July 19, 2013

Tisha B'Av and Ramadan Iftar

A nice article in the Huffington Post, reporting the iftar (fast-breaking) dinner hosted by Michael Oren, Ambassador Of Israel, at his Washington D.C. home. While Muslims broke their fast because of Ramadan, Jews were also breaking fast in oservance of Tisha B'Av, the solemn holiday commemorating the destruction of the temple by the Babylonians in 586 BCE.

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