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Fast Days

Fast-Day Torah Reading in a Nutshell
The Torah reading for fast days, read in the morning and again in the afternoon, is taken from the book of Exodus
Fast Day Haftarah In a Nutshell
Taken from the Book of Isaiah, the fast-day haftarah is read after the Minchah Torah reading.
Fast Day Haftarah Companion
For an informed reading of Isaiah 55:6-56:8
The Jewish year contains several fast days. Most of these were instituted by the prophets to mark the tragic milestones connected with the destruction of the Temple and the Jewish exile.
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