Fast of Av
Sat 13th (night) – Sun 14th August
The fast of Av (Tisha b’Av) commemorates the destruction of both temples in Jerusalem (by Nebuchadnezzar the Babylonian in 586 BCE – and by Titus the Roman in 70 CE)
Start of fast: Sat 8:36pm
End of fast: Sun 9:21pm
Talk & chanting lamentations (Eichah):
Saturday 13th 10pm at the Synagogue on Park Row
Sunday 14th 5pm at at the Synagogue on Park Row – including laying tefillin.
Image © Francesco Hayez from Wikipedia.