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Why do we mourn on Tisha b'Av? A historical overview and a digest of the day's laws.
On Shabbat, all public displays of mourning are strictly prohibited. This causes changes in many of the Tisha B’Av laws and customs.
We have a Father, and He loves us and adores us. He wants to give to us and shower us with blessing and goodness. But He does ask for something in return, and it’s for our own benefit: to be kind and respect one another.
Nachas, joy from our children and grandchildren, is among the sweetest pleasures a Jew can hope for.
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