Big deal, six fasts a year are hardly going to kill anyone. As for Tu B'Av being commercialised after the non-event it previously was, so what?! Nobody's forcing you to partake. I don't see many rants against Valentine's day, even though it's an even more transparent case of opportunism by merchandisers. Just admit it, you want this country to be completely secular in nature. "Judaism? How passe..."
UN envoy to Yemen says warring parties increasingly open to peace plan (Reuters)
from the article: When did Tisha B'Av become a national fast day?