[Sephardic Hebrew shee-vah ah-sahr bi-tah-mooz; Ashkenazic Hebrew shiv-uh aw-suh r bi-tah-moo z, shi-vaw aw-sawr] /Sephardic Hebrew ʃiˈvɑ ɑˈsɑr bɪˈtɑ muz; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈʃɪv ə ˈɔ sər bɪˈtɑ mʊz, ʃɪˈvɔ ɔˈsɔr/
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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