I plan on fasting this Tisha b'Av - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jeff
    • 16.07.10 | 06:05 (IDT)

    I feel that while this author makes valid points about the holiday of Tisha b'Av, the "end" of the physical exile has not marked the "end" of the spiritual exile as many Jews lack Jewish observance and identity. When Israel exists as a sovereign nation completely deciding her own affairs and the Jews return to Israel because of a spiritual awakening, then the fast of Tisha b'Av will no longer be necessary.

    from the article: It is wrong to fast on Tisha B'Av?
    First published 02:20 16.07.10 | Last updated 02:20 16.07.10
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