Rav Mayer Twersky – Tisha B’Av 5776: Haftarot for the 3 Weeks

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Empty ChairThe only thing Chazal mandate for the 3 weeks is the 3 haftarot; the aveilut customs are later additions. The essence of the 3 weeks then is the messages we get from the Haftarot. The mourning customs are supposed to help us achieve that. What are these messages?