Aug. 9 in the USA... the 9th of Av is almost here.
The 9th of Av (Tisha B'Av) is a traditional Jewish Day of Mourning -- a day on which to pray that evil and destruction not come with the breaking of dawn. Why?
Look at the informative article we published last year by Dona Gracia Serrano Fenn of
Sephardim Hope International to understand this important day on the Hebrew calendar.