Temple Beth-El Mekor Chayim of Cranford, NJ and Temple Beth Or-Beth Torah of Clark, NJ will be co-hosting services for the Jewish community during the religious holiday of Tisha B'Av. Tisha B'Av begins at sundown on July 31, 2017 through sundown on August 1, 2017.
Evening services will be held in Clark (111 Valley Road) at 8:00 pm. Morning services will be held in Cranford (338 Walnut Ave.) on 8/1/17 at 6:30 am followed by afternoon/evening services at 7:45 pm in Cranford with a light break-fast following the evening service.
Tisha B'Av or the ninth day of the Hebrew month of Av is an annual fast day. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of a number of disasters in Jewish history, primarily the destruction of two temples many centuries ago.