Friday, August 05, 2022

Tishah B’Av, the Arch of Titus, and a 1926 postcard

YESHIVA UNIVERSITY LIBRARY BLOG: Tishah B’Av at the Arch of Titus in 1926.
A display of pride in Jewish endurance, despite the destruction and sacking of the Temple, is reflected in this photo postcard penned by Rabbi Judah Leib Fishman Maimon on 9 Av 1926 [July 20, 1926] in Rome and sent to his father in Tel Aviv the following day.

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