A holiday marking one societal rupture, Tisha B’Av spurs Jewish creativity amid another

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(JTA) — For many observant Jews, the mourning over the destruction of the two ancient Temples in Jerusalem on the fast of Tisha B’Av actually begins three weeks earlier with the onset of a period of mourning during which it’s customary to avoid joyful …

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