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Tish'a B'Av (Judaism)

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Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Aug 12, 2024 - Aug 13, 2024   All Day
Ross Wantland
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Religious Observances

The Ninth of Av - mourning the destruction of the ancient temples and Jersualem. Begins at sundown on the first day and ends at nightfall on the final day. Observed by fasting, mourning, and praying. Work is often prohibited. Jewish students or employees observing Tish'a B'Av may stay home from work during this period, and some may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

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This calendar contains Religious Observances and is maintained by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for consideration by those planning campus events, as well as to build awareness of religious and cultural observances.

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