A Tale of Wail (1:39)
Why mourn the loss of an ancient Temple? Tisha B’Av, the 9th day of the month of Av, is the saddest day on the Jewish calendar, on which we fast, deprive ourselves and pray. It is the culmination of the Three Weeks, a period of time during which we mark the destruction of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem.
Series: JLI Weekly Video
Was G-d Allowed to Destroy the Temple? (26:35)
The purpose of destruction is only on the condition to rebuild better and greater. This applies to on the micro as well as on the macro level. Though we can’t recognize this in exile, what seems like negative events is really in and of itself an act of love. This class was given at The Baal Shem Tov Library, 1709 ave J. For more information, visit: thebaalshemtovlibrary.com.
Rabbi Naftali Silberberg (170)
Tisha B'Av: The Secret To Survival, Part I (10:16)
Rabbi David Fohrman (6)