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Rabbi Moshe Davis

Tisha b’Av is not about the Beit Hamikdash

July 19, 2018, by

Everyone knows that the reason we fast on Tisha b’Av is because we are mourning the destruction of the Beit Hamikdash, the Temple that stood in Jerusalem.  Everyone but the Rambam, Maimonides. In his commentary to the first chapter of Tractate Rosh Hashanah, the Rambam presents an interesting assertion with regards to Jewish history.  He

New Perspective From Charleston

June 25, 2015, by

The night of Wednesday, June 17, was a scary one in Charleston, South Carolina, where I live. Helicopters flew overhead all night and police cars patrolled the streets, as a murderer was believed to be at large in the city. Downtown residents were asked to turn on their porch lights to help police with the search, and