Shivah Asar Betammuz

Shivah Asar Betammuz

[Sephardic Hebrew shee-vah ah-sahr bi-tah-mooz; Ashkenazic Hebrew shiv-uh aw-suhr bi-tah-mooz, shi-vaw aw-sawr]
noun
a Jewish fast day observed on the 17th day of Tammuz in memory of the breach of the walls of Jerusalem by the Romans in a.d. 70.


Origin:
< Hebrew shibhʿāh ʿāśār bə tammuz 17th day of Tammuz

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