Fast of Tisha B'Av

Rabbi Weinreb: Kinot 5760 – Old Fires of Destruction New Songs of Salvation

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?