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n. The English name for Eikhah, the megillah that is read on Tisha B'Av.
"The Book of Esther is read annually to satisfy our obligation to remember the events of Purim; the Book of Lamentations is read as part of our duty to mourn the Destruction of the Temple."
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due to the storyline, lamenting the destruction of Jerusalem and the Jewish people's exile
Book of Lamentations
"Chanted to a sad melody, the book tells the story of the Babylonian destruction of Jerusalem in 586 B.C.E. and the exile of the Jewish people." (JPS)
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