Gallery: Jews mark Tisha Be'av at Western Wall

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 28, 2012 23:31

Fast moved to tenth day of Av this year because ninth fell on Shabbat.




Tisha Be'av at the Western Wall

Tisha Be'av at the Western Wall. (photo credit:Marc Israel Sellem/The Jerusalem Post)



Jews congregated at the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Saturday night to mark Tisha Be'av, the day set aside in the Jewish calendar to mourn the destruction of both the First and Second Temples.

Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page.


Instead of the ninth day of the month of Av, the fast was moved to the tenth day of Av, Asarah Be’av, because the ninth fell on Shabbat.





Related Content
Joan Rivers
August 28, 2014
Joan Rivers rushed to hospital following throat surgery

By JPOST.COM STAFF

Israel Weather
  • 16 - 28
    Beer Sheva
    17 - 27
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 17 - 24
    Jerusalem
    17 - 27
    Haifa
  • 20 - 30
    Elat
    19 - 31
    Tiberias