fast day

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a day designated for fasting

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Tisha B'Av is observed as a fast day and is preceded by several days of mourning rituals.
Nowhere, either in his early diary or in this Fast Day Sermon, does Tichenor acknowledge or even allude to the fact that the cause of the perceived poor quality of slave preaching, the slave's lack of understanding of orthodox Christian doctrine, and his weak biblical comprehension might have resulted by limitations placed upon slave preachers by southern law and society.
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives declared April 30 to be a "National Fast Day," which drew the ire of Americans United's local activists.
Summary: DUBAI -- The 22nd of every month is a fast day for Dubai resident Santhosh Rai who lost his wife Reshma, son Naland, and eight-month-old daughter, Viha, in the Air India Express plane crash in Mangalore on May 22 last year.
She said: "The school was run by nuns, so there was a fast day every week.
The Temple Institute will start work building the altar on Tisha Bav, a fast day when Jews mourn the destruction of the Temple 2000 years ago.
His journey includes a trip to Lourdes with a footballing priest from Edinburgh, a Rabbi's son's Bar Mitzvah, Ramadan fast day with a young student and meditating with a pagan from the Borders.
The great sages of the Talmud declared a fast day, to concentrate the minds of the people on a drought.
Yonatan Bassi, the government official responsible for relocating 8,000 Jewish settlers, urged the delay to respect the Ninth of Av fast day.
Vulcan also provides a real-time news chat room for subscribers called The Trading Room where fast day trading plays are bringing in very impressive results.
Like many American Jews, I've never given much thought to Asereh b'Tevet, or the 10[non-translatable text] of Tevet, a minor Jewish fast day beginning at sunrise on Sunday, that commemorates when King Nebuchadnezzar laid siege to Jerusalem in 425 B.
Zip forward to Fast Day 2: I can barely string a sentence together on the radio and the kids' shrieks ricochet round my irritable head and I snap at them constantly.