Remembrance of the Destruction, 1925.

"Remembrance of the Destruction", a painting by Leopold Pilichowski in 1925. Via Wikimedia Commons.

A depiction of women in a synagogue's women's gallery on the Jewish fast day of Tishah b'Av commemorating the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem during the traditional reading of Lamentations (Megilat Eikhah). A prayer-leader holds open a copy of the megilah in which she may be reading a translation in the women's vernacular language (Yiddish).

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