Rabbi Weinreb redeems from anonymity heroes and victims of a variety of Jewish catastrophes including the Temple destructions, Pogroms of 1648-49, French Revolution and Napoleonic wars, and the Shoah. Focusing on various aspects of the soul with song, poetry and explanations of the Kinot, he also tells stories of very “soulful” men and women from […]
The Tragedy of Failed Leadership: Every leader, however great, has had an area of failure. Sometimes the fault was theirs; sometimes the nation’s. Tisha Bav Kinot with introductions and explanations presented by Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb. Recorded at OU World Headquarters NY, NY 2007 as a live webcast by the Orthodox Union.
Based on a verse in Isaiah chapter 40, the Midrash says that the Jewish people sinned double, suffered double, and are comforted double. What is the significance of the double motif? Recorded at Congregation Rinat Yisrael of Teaneck, NJ on Thursday, August 3, 2006 as a live webcast by the Orthodox Union.
Rabbi Weinreb’s Kinot on Tisha B’Av 5760 (2000). The cycle of Jewish History begins with the covenant (brit bein habetarim) God made with Avraham. A central concept in Judaism is covenant. But why is a covenant necessary?
Privileged to Grieve – Empowered to Grow. At the end of Shemonah Esrei we ask God for 2 things: to rebuild the Beit HaMikdash and to give us a portion in His Torah. What is the connection? Intensify, deepen and enhance your understanding of the fast day with this two-hour Tisha B’Av video featuring Rabbi […]
Piercing the Mechitza Shel Barzel: From the day the Bet HaMikdash was destroyed an iron wall separates us from God. What does this mean to us living in this generation? Delivered in Baltimore on Tisha B’Av 5757 (1997)