Fast (10th of Tevet) by Shlermie

THREE FASTSThree fasts (another three) are connected to each other: the 10th of Tevet, the 17th of Tammuz, and the 9th of Av.  The Chochomim could have made the 9th of Av, Tisha B’Av, a fast day and left it at that.  But, for obvious and less obvious reasons, they wanted Jews to memorialize more … [Read more…]