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Tisha B'Av

  • 50,000 Palestine Jews Visit Wailing Wall on Tisha B’ab

    Approximately 50,000 Jews from all parts of Palestine visited the Wailing Wall during the observance of Tisha B’ab on Thursday, the Hebrew press here estimates today. Prominent among the visitors to the Wall were hundreds of Jewish soldiers and members of the women’s auxiliary corps. The traditional prayers were recited by a uniformed Jewish chaplain,… More ▸

  • American Jews Asked to Observe Tisha B’av by Aiding Palestine

    A call to the Jews of America to observe Tisha B’AV – the 1872nd anniversary of the destruction of Jerusalem and the burning of the Temple by the Roman legions – on Sunday, August 5, by contributing to the wartime Palestine land program, was issued today by Dr. Israel Goldstein, president of the Jewish National… More ▸

  • Aden Jews Seized in Police Raid During Tisha B’av Services

    Police accompanied by a number of Arab settlement clerks raided the Jewish quarter early on the morning of the Jewish fast-day of Tisha B’AV on July 25 and arrested a number of Yemenite Jews worshiping in a temporary synagogue, it was learned today. The arrests were stated to be part of a general hunt for… More ▸

  • Tisha B’av at Wailing Wall

    The Wailing Wall was thronged with thousands of Jews today, who came to pray on Tisha B’Av, day of mourning for the destruction of The Temple of which the wall is a relic. The event passed peacefully. It was the sixth anniversary of the beginning of the bloody anti-Jewish riots that swept Palestine in 1929. More ▸

  • Brooklyn Jews Will Observe Tisha B’ab at Special Services

    Thousands of Jews throughout the Borough of Brooklyn will attend special services in observance of Tisha B’ab this Saturday, it was announced yesterday by the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities. These services will be conducted by the affiliates of the twenty-five constituent agencies of the Federation in cooperation with synagogues, temples, community centers, YM and… More ▸

  • Tisha B’ab Program

    A Tisha B’Ab program will be broadcast from Station WINS, under the auspices of the Women’s League of the United Synagogue of America, this afternoon at 3:30. at 3:30. Rabbi Philip R. Alstat of Temple B’nai Israel of Washington Heights will speak on “That Fateful Day.” Cantor Gershon Ephros of Temple Beth Mordecai, Perth Amboy,… More ▸