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TISHA B’AV 2009: Two Years Later, We Better Understand Obama’s Scandalous Award to Mary Robinson

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Lawyer and writer

Tisha B'Av, the Fast of the Ninth of the Jewish month of Av, is a Jewish day of mourning to commemorate the many tragedies that have befallen the Jewish people, many of which coincidentally have occurred on the ninth of Av. This year it falls from the evening of Monday August 8th to the evening of Tuesday August 9th.

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Howard Rotberg

Howard Rotberg is a Canadian lawyer who authored the novel, The Second Catastrophe: A Novel about a Book and its Author (Mantua Books- Canada only), and the book of essays, Second Generation Radical: The Struggle against the Second Holocaust. He also develops... (Read next)

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