Drawing from diverse Torah scholars including Rav Joseph Ber Soloveitchik and the present day Slonimer Rebbe, noted Torah scholar and respected psychotherapist, Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb, weaves compelling interpretations, midrashim, stories and the writings of Holocaust survivors. The video was taped live during an actual Tisha B’Av service, and features numerous topics including “The […]
Why do we say Aneinu on both a public fast day such as Tisha B’Av and on a private fast day such as for a dream or a yahrtzeit? Aren’t their purposes different? A Shiur on Tisha B’Av presented by Rabbi Michael Taubes.
There are 2 different and distinct concepts: zecher l’mikdash (remembering the Bet HaMikdash) and zecher l’churban (remembering the destruction). Zecher L’Mikdash isn’t about mourning; it’s about focusing on the glory that was and that will be. A Shiur on The Three Weeks presented by Rabbi Larry Rothwachs.
In this shiur Rabbi Feivel Wagner discusses the 3 types of Kinot we recite on Tisha B’Av: 1) mourning; 2) focus on the former glory & contrasting it with what is; 3) accepting responsibility for what occurred.