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Ninth of Av Set to
Begin Monday Night

Arutz Sheva [Israel], by Moshe Cohen

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 8/4/2014 5:41:16 PM

Monday marks the advent of Tisha B´Av, the Fast of the Ninth Day of the Hebrew month of Av, commemorating the destruction of the First and Second Temples and the subsequent exile of the Jewish people from their homeland. This year marks 1,946 years since the destruction of the Second Temple by Roman soldiers in 70 CE, who razed Jerusalem and murdered millions of Jews in order to solidify their rule over the Land of Israel. The Ninth of Av concludes a mourning period that commenced three weeks ago, on the Fast of the 17th of Tammuz, which marked the first

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The information about the Ninth of Av is disturbing. Towards the end is a description of thousands of Jews marching around the old city walls. How could Hamas let this opportunity go by?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: thethirdruffian, 8/4/2014 6:32:27 PM     (No. 9953265)

On TishB´Av 2003, at the Democratic National Convention, Barak Obama was catapulted from relative obscurity to national fame.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: pursuitoftruth, 8/4/2014 7:14:56 PM     (No. 9953321)

It is also Barack Obama´s birthday...another destruction of Jerusalem if he has his way about it.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/4/2014 8:46:08 PM     (No. 9953414)

Seems like an opportune time for Hamas to break the cease fire.



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