Tisha B’av Will Not Be Abolished Because of Establishment of the Jewish State
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Tisha B’av Will Not Be Abolished Because of Establishment of the Jewish State

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Neither Tisha B’av, which marks the destruction of the Temple, nor any other fast days in the Jewish calendar have been abolished as a result of the establishment of the Jewish state, the Chief Rabbinate of Israel ruled today. The ruling followed a query by the rabbinate of Turkey.

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