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Is December 13 2013 Part Of A Jewish Celebration?

The following is a collection of holidays, commemorations, observations and celebrations for the Jewish community during Friday, 2013-12-13. For more information on the equivalence of dates in the Hebrew calendar and other calendars, please see Hebrew Calendar 5773.

  • Tenth of Tevet:

    [minorfast] [judaism] The tenth day of the Hebrew month of Tevet, is a fast day in Judaism that commemorates the siege of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylonia—an event that began on that date and ultimately culminated in the destruction of Solomon's Temple (the First Temple) and the conquest of the Kingdom of Judah, today southern Israel.

Notes:

[minorfast] A minor fast is observed from before dawn to nightfall.

[judaism] In Judaism, this day begins at sundown on the evening before.

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