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Why Jews Fast for the Temple’s Destruction and What it Should Mean for us Today

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The deeper meaning of the tenth of Tevet, commemorating the Babylonian siege on Jerusalem that led to the destruction of the First Temple, more than 2,600 years ago!

“We fast today not to have “an easy fast”! We fast today to remember the destruction of the Beit Hamikdash and yearn for its rebuilding!
However so many people think it’s crazy to talk about rebuilding the Bet Hamikdash, well the truth is that it’s crazy to fast this fast and NOT focus on rebuilding it!”