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        9/19/2012, Tishrei 3, 5773

      Mourning the Loss of Jewish Autonomy: The Fast of Gedaliah


      The third of Tishrei is a fast day, mourning the governor of Judea, Gedaliah, whose murder brought a brief post-Temple autonomy to an end.