Yom-HaKippurim and Tisha B'Av: The Commonality of Opposites

By Shaul Magid

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), September 2009

The author compares and contrasts Tisha B'Av and Yom Kippur, the two complete (25-hour) fast days of the Jewish year. He illustrates how certain commonalities, and other differences, point toward the nature of these two holidays as mirrors and opposites of one another.

Topic: Theology, Ritual, Jewish Text, Holidays, Religion

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.40/no.662

Page Number(s): 9-11

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Magid, Shaul. Yom-HaKippurim and Tisha B'Av: The Commonality of Opposites. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). September 2009: 9-11. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7350


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