Asara B’Tevet 5781

Please explore the following OU Asara B’Tevet 5781 resources:

OU Torah Initiatives
Explore articles and shiurim connected to the tragedies we commemorate on Asara B’Tevet including Rabbi Daniel Glatstein on “The Days Between Asara b’Teves and the Fast of Tamuz: The Incredible Calculation of the Malbim” and Shira Smiles on “The Deeper Messages of Asara B’Tevet.”

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Watch: From Holocaust to Redemption – Thursday, December 24 at 7:00 AM EST/2:00 PM Israel Time
Holocaust survivor and Yad VaShem lecturer Mrs. Rina Quint, who will speak about “From Holocaust to Redemption,” the incredible story of her horrific childhood and wonderful life. The lecture will be posted online shortly after its completion.

Watch: Monuments of Triumph and Monuments of Failure: Asara B’Tevet and the Meaning of Fast Days – Thursday, December 24 at 12:00 Noon EST
As Jews, we don’t only celebrate our triumphs, we celebrate our failures as well. Like our holidays are monuments to our national successes, our fast days are monuments to mistakes made, and that we can overcome them.

Asara B’Tevet Q and A: The Gerald & Karin Feldhamer OU Kosher Halacha Yomis
Can you taste your Shabbat food this Friday, Asara B’Tevet, while cooking? Explore this Halachic quandary and others.

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