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Meaning of Shivah Asar Betammuz

Shi•vah A•sar Be•tam•muz

Pronunciation: (Seph. Heb.shē-vä' ä-sär' bi-tä'mzAshk. Heb.shiv'&schwa ô's&schwar bi-tä'm&oobrevez, shi-vô' ô-sôr'), [key]
  1. 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.
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