Israel Observes Tisha B’av; Amusement Places Closed; Knesset Adjourned
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Israel Observes Tisha B’av; Amusement Places Closed; Knesset Adjourned

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The Knesset, Israel’s Parliament, adjourned today until Wednesday, in observance of the Fast of Tisha B’Av which marks the destruction of the Temple. The fast was ushered in tonight with the closing of all movie theatres and other places of amusement throughout the country.

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