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Tisha B'Av

Australia is one of the countries that have a strong presence of Jewish community. That is why in Australia, many Jewish celebrations and events are observed. One of these events is the Tisha B'Av. This event recalls the tragic events in the history of Jews. There are five sad events being remembered in Tisha B'Av.

Tisha B'Av Background

Also known as the “The Ninth of Av”, Tisha B'Av is a Jewish event that remembers the destruction of two Jewish temples and other tragic events in the Jewish history.  Tisha B'Av happens on 9th day of the month of Av in the Jewish calendar.

First Temple was built during the ruling of King Solomon, which was destroyed when the Babylonians invaded Jerusalem. Second Temple was built on the same site, and it was again destroyed by the Romans when they...............More

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