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Wednesday, 03 August 2011 13:21
17 TAMUZ.
 
 
The first siege of Jerusalem ended with the breaching of the walls on this date. We fast on the 17th as this was the day the walls were breached at the time of the destruction of the second Beis Hamikdash.
 
Explaining one of the Slichos we say on 17 TAMUZ.
 
 
The upsides of the fasts, and specifically of Shiva Asar BiTamuz
 
An overview of the Rebbe's thoughts on Fasts as days for Teshuva and opportunity.
When Moshiach comes they will be transformed to holidays, why? 
We also discussed specifically the event of the walls of Yerushalayim being breached.