Definition of Tishah b'ab
1. Noun. (Judaism) a major fast day on the Jewish calendar commemorating the destruction of the temples in Jerusalem.
Category relationships: Judaism
Generic synonyms: Major Fast Day, Jewish Holy Day
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Literary usage of Tishah b'ab
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1. Reminiscences by Isaac Mayer Wise, David Philipson (1901)
"The Sabbath preceding Tishah b'ab, the fast-day commemorative of the destruction of ... The Sabbath of consolation; the Sabbath following Tishah b'ab. ..."
2. Isaac Mayer Wise: The Founder of American Judaism; a Biography by Max Benjamin May, Max Benjamin May, 1866- (1916)
"During this season of the year the orthodox observed, as they still do, the anniversary of the destruction of Jerusalem, Tishah b'ab. ..."