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Fast of Gedaliah

fast on the third of Tishrei, commemorating the assassination of Gedaliah ben Achikam, governor of the First Jewish Commonwealth in the Holy Land; after this assassination, Jewish autonomy came to an end

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Entry for 'Fast of Gedaliah'. Chabad Knowledge Base. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ckb/f/fast-of-gedaliah.html. 2012.

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