NATIONAL MOURNING IN THE JEWISH TRADITION The news of a loved one’s death utterly transforms us and our perception of the world. A young man, returning to his studies after being called home following the death of his father said, “The buildings were all in their familiar places, but it was a wholly different place… […]
Thoughts on Tisha B’Av – Rabbi Moshe Zywica – Recorded as part of the OU LIVE Shiurim Webcasts for 9 Days Learn-a-thon on Monday, July 31, 2006.
The similarities & differences between mourning over a lost relative and mourning over the destruction of the Bais Hamikdash. Given on July 26, 2006.
The 17th day in the Jewish month of Tammuz, Jews the world over fast and lament to commemorate the many calamities that have befallen our people on this ominous day. The purpose of such fasts in the Jewish calendar is, according to Rabbi Eliyahu Kitov’s Book of Our Heritage, “to awaken hearts towards repentance through […]
A Shiur on Tisha B’Av presented by Rabbi Michael Taubes.
A Shiur on The Three Weeks presented by Rabbi Larry Rothwachs.
A Shiur on The Three Weeks presented by Rabbi Joseph Grunblatt
A Shiur on Kinot and Shira presented by Rabbi Hershel Welcher.
A Shiur on The Kinot of Tisha B’Av presented by Rabbi Feivel Wagner
Practical Aspects of Zecher L’Churban – A Shiur on The Three weeks presented by Rabbi Dovid Weinberger