Fast of Tisha B'Av

The Millennial Generation: Kinot 22 & 25, the 1st Crusades

July 11, 2012


A Watershed Moment in Ashkenazic Jewry. The first crusade, like the death of the students of Rabbi Akiva would have wiped out the entire mesorah, had it not been for Rabbi Akiva’s 5 students and Rashi and his descendants, the ba’alei hatosafot