Why I am Fasting on this Friday the 13th

  Today is Friday the 13th – an auspicious superstitious date – but that’s not why I’m fasting.   Today is also the Tenth of Tevet, an ancient minor fast day on the Jewish calendar, recalling the first breach in the walls of Jerusalem, under siege by the Assyrians, over 2,500 years ago. The breach brought about […]

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