Fasting for Events That Occurred on Unverifiable Days

By |2020-07-30T05:55:13-07:00July 30th, 2020|Thoughts|

The Jewish calendar contains a mourning period during the summer months. It begins and ends with fast days, whose precise dates are not based on verifiable facts. The mourning period chiefly commemorates the destruction of the first and second temples, and serves to remind Jews of their history and their connection to the land and [...]