Asarah b'Tebet

Asa·​rah b'Te·​bet | \ ä¦sȯˌrȯbəˈtā(ˌ)ves \
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Definition of Asarah b'Tebet

: a Jewish fast day observed on the 10th day of Tebet to mark the beginning of the siege of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar in 586 b.c.

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History and Etymology for Asarah b'Tebet

Hebrew ʽăśārāh bĕṭēbhēth

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“Asarah b'Tebet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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