Fast of Shiva Asar B’Tammuz 37 articles

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The Fast of Shiva Asar B’Tammuz marks the beginning of the 3 weeks. It is a sad day on the Jewish calendar when, among other events, Moshe came down from Har Sinai and Broke the Luchot after seeing the Jews worship the Egel HaZahav, the Kohanim stopped offering the korban tamid (daily sacrifice) , an idol was placed in the Beit HaMikdash, Apostomos publicly burned the Torah, and the walls of Jerusalem were breached after a long siege.

The Secret and the Power of Shiva Asar B’Tamuz
The Secret and the Power of Shiva Asar B’Tamuz
Shiur provided courtesy of Torah Anytime
Jul 22, 2024
By Rabbi Daniel Glatstein
What Exactly Happened on the 17th of Tammuz
What Exactly Happened on the 17th of Tammuz
Delivered 9 Tammuz 5784 / July 15, 2024 Rabbi Adler’s Series for the Year 2024 has been dedicated L’Ilui Nishmat Elisheva Sima bat Zalman
Jul 16, 2024
By Rabbi Dr. Aaron Adler
Halacha According to the Sephardic Practice: The Three Weeks – Part 1: Customs Starting from the Seventeenth of Tammuz
Halacha According to the Sephardic Practice: The Three Weeks...
The days between the fasts of the Seventeenth of Tammuz and the Ninth of Av are called Ben HaMetzarim. These are the days in which the enemies of Bnei Yisrael entered...
Jun 28, 2024
By Rabbi Yonatan Nacson
What Are the Three Weeks?
What Are the Three Weeks?
The Three Weeks is a period of intensifying mourning that is observed in the summer. The Three Weeks are bookended by fasts commemorating national tragedies: the fast of 17 Tammuz and...
Jun 20, 2024
By Rabbi Jack Abramowitz
When Shabbetai Tzvi Cancelled Shiva Asar B’Tammuz
When Shabbetai Tzvi Cancelled Shiva Asar B’Tammuz
Meet his fiercest opponent, Rav Yaakov Sasportas Shiur provided courtesy of Torah Anytime
Jul 6, 2023
By Rabbi Daniel Glatstein
The Bnei Yissaschar Uncovers the “Tov” of Shiva Asar B’Tammuz
The Bnei Yissaschar Uncovers the “Tov” of Shiva Asar...
Shiur provided courtesy of Torah Anytime
Jul 5, 2023
By Rabbi Daniel Glatstein
The 17th of Tammuz and the 9th of Av: The Function of Fasting
The 17th of Tammuz and the 9th of Av:...
לעילוי נשמת הרב יום טוב משה בן חיים Delivered at the OU Israel Center, 14 Tammuz 5783 / July 3, 2023
Jul 3, 2023
By Rabbi Avi Herzog
Selichot Poem for the 17th of Tammuz
Selichot Poem for the 17th of Tammuz
Click here for the full text of the selicha Delivered at the OU Israel Center, 13 Tammuz 5783 / July 2, 2023
Jul 2, 2023
By Rabbi Dr. Aaron Adler
Shiva Asar B’tamuz and What a Shul Is Built On
Shiva Asar B’tamuz and What a Shul Is Built...
Shiur provided courtesy of Torah Anytime
Jun 26, 2023
By Rabbi Daniel Glatstein
Rending One’s Garment for Jerusalem
Rending One’s Garment for Jerusalem
Delivered 14 Tammuz 5782 / July 13, 2022 The OU dedicates this shiur in loving memory of Mrs. Charlotte Brachfeld, מרת שיינדל לאה בת ר’ שמעון ע”ה, on the occasion of...
Jul 18, 2022
By Rabbi Shimshon Nadel

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