Chabad Knowledge Base
the Book of: The book of Tanach authored by Jeremiah, lamenting the destruction of the Holy Temple, the suffering the Jews experienced at that time, and the ensuing exile. It is read on Tisha b'Av, the anniversary of the Temples' destruction.
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Entry for 'Lamentations'. Chabad Knowledge Base. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ckb/l/lamentations.html. 2012.