Knesset Israel commemorates Tisha B'av on July 26-27. The day of mourning marks the anniversary of the destruction of the First and Second Temples and provides an opportunity to reflect on loss and impermanence. Evening services on July 26 begin at 8:00 p.m. and include the chanting of the book of Lamentations by candlelight. Morning services on July 27 include the traditional Torah and Haftarah readings. The fast commences at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 26, and continues until 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 27.
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