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Tzom Gedalyah


On what day of the month is Tzom Gedalyah?

When it falls on Shabbos when do we fast?

How many fast days and what are they that are connected to the destruction of the Beis Hamikdsash?

What happened on Tzom Gedalyah?

Where and how is this fast referred to in the נביאים?

What was the activities that גדליה was in charge of?

 Who was the one who headed the opposition against him and why?

Where was Gedalyah sitting and what was he doing when he was murdered?

His death is considered to be the end of the destruction of the first Beis Hamidkdash, Why?

What are and who are the authors of the two opinions when Gedalyah was murdered?

Why according to all opinions we do it on the 3rd of the month?

The fast begins at?

What Special prayers to we add on Tzom Gedalyah?

What else do we add both by Schacharis and Minchah?