Love, Jewish-style: Tu B’Av has evolved into a holiday of romantic love - www.jewishaz.com: Religious Life

Love, Jewish-style: Tu B’Av has evolved into a holiday of romantic love

Sybil Kaplan | Special to the Jewish News | Posted: Wednesday, August 2, 2017 8:27 am

Forget Valentine’s Day. Jews have a romantic holiday of our own.

“There were no greater holidays for Israel than Tu B’Av and Yom Kippur, for on them the girls of Jerusalem used to go out in borrowed white dresses … and dance in the vineyards. What would they say? ‘Young man, lift up

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