9 Av Fast
Tisha-B'Av (Fast 9 Av). Day of fasting and mourning that marked Jews. On this day, both were destroyed Yerysalymski Temples - the First and Second. The destruction of the Jerusalem temple - most tragic event in Jewish history. Because it got people into exile and was scattered throughout the world. You
could say that what happened to the people of Israel since then and
until today - is the consequences of the destruction of the Temple. Therefore, day 9 AVA stands out among all its days, the bitterness and sadness. During
the three weeks between 17 Tammuz and 9 Av adopted observe mourning: in
these days do not marry, and not stryzhutsya bryyutsya since the
beginning of the month AVI not eat meat or drink wine, and 9 Av
postyatsya a day: no eat, not drink, do not wash or wear leather shoes.
In 2006, the fast of 9 Av celebrated on August 3.
In 2007, 9 Av Fast celebrated on July 24.