Tisha B'Av 101 - Why is this the Saddest Day of the Year?

Find answers to questions about Tisha B’Av on this Sefaria sheet. 

  • Why is Tisha B'Av the Saddest Day of the Year?
  • How Do We Mourn?
  • Why were the First and Second Temples destroyed?
  • What book of Tanakh (Bible) is read on Tisha B’Av?
  • Who were Kamtza and Bar Kamtza and what do they have to teach us on Tisha B’Av?
  • How can the destruction of the Temple serve as a model to us today of how to carry on after personal loss?

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