Pray for Israel During The Hebrew Month of “Av”

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This past Monday, July 12th, was the first day of “Av””, the fifth month in the Hebrew Biblical calendar. This date is specifically mentioned in Numbers 33:38 as the day on which Aaron, the High Priest died. This is a month which is looked upon with sobriety by many Jewish people - from the first to the ninth, many enter into a form of fasting by abstaining from eating meat. The three-week period between the 17th of Tammuz and the 9th of Av (July 20th this year) is when the First Temple was destroyed and has sometimes been referred [...]