Commemorating the Fast of the 10th of Tevet, 5784
On the 10th of Tevet, 5784, observant Jews around the world honor a public fast called the Fast of the 10th of Tevet. We extend our warm wishes to those fasting, and hope for an easy and meaningful observance.
The Importance of Minor Fasts
While not all Jews may participate in fasting, ‘minor’ fasts such as the Fast of the 10th of Tevet serve as vital reminders of the ongoing healing and repair we must undertake in the name of honest justice.
Remembering the Holocaust Victims
Beyond its historical significance, the Fast of the 10th of Tevet also commemorates millions who perished in the Holocaust and never had a date of death to remember. It is a time for collective reflection and remembrance.
A Glimpse into the Past
Learn more about the historical events that led to the Fast of the 10th of Tevet through the following resources: