Gallery: Jews mark Tisha Be'av at Western Wall

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

July 28, 2012 23:31
Tisha Be'av at the Western Wall

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


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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.

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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.

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