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Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb

Tisha B’av Kinot 5774: Rabbi Weinreb

July 1, 2015, by

Jeremiah’s Journey: ruin, resilience, and redemption. How can we relate to aveilut yeshana? By realizing that all Jewish woe is interconnected. When Jeremiah expresses his pain, he is expressing our pain, even better than we can.

Purim and Alcohol Can be a Dangerous Mix

February 12, 2014, by

The entire month of Adar should be devoted to expressions of joy with Purim as its climax. We celebrate in numerous ways, including reading the Megilla, offering prayers of thanksgiving, sharing gifts with friends, and giving alms to the poor. We also celebrate by feasting. One component of feasting, is mishteh, drinking, and it is […]

Tisha B’av Kinot 5772: “Woe to the Children”

August 2, 2012, by

“Woe to the Children”: The kinot make almost little mention of the loss of the Bet HaMikdash. Most focus on 2 themes: Jewish suffering & desecration of God’s name (chillul Hashem). Recorded at OU Israel in Jerusalem on July 29, 2012 as a live webcast. Download Source Sheet

Tisha B’av Kinot 5771: Rabbi Weinreb

August 10, 2011, by

Rabbi Weinreb regrets an error he made in the Tisha B’Av 2011 presentation. He spoke of Eyal Noked, z”l, who died of a tragic illness, but was not the victim of terrorism. The victim of whom Rabbi Weinreb spoke should correctly be identified as Ben-Yosef Livnat, who was murdered while visiting Kever Yosef, Hy”d. There’s […]

Rabbi Weinreb: Tisha B’av 5769 – Evil, Our Enemy

June 29, 2010, by

“Evil, Our Enemy” – The loss of the Bet HaMikdash also has a person-to-person dimension: it represents the discord between fellow Jews. This is a dimension we can fix today! Recorded at Young Israel of Woodmere on Thursday, July 30, 2009 as a live webcast by the Orthodox Union.

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