Shi•vah A•sar Be•tam•muz
Pronunciation: ( Seph. Heb.shē-vä' ä-sär' bi-tä'mOOz; Ashk. Heb.shiv'u ô'sur bi-tä'mooz, shi-vô' ô-sôr'), [key]
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. Also,Shibah Asar Betammuz.
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