Tag Archives: Tisha B’Av

Thoughts for Friday Erev Tisha B’Av

Today is not a regular Friday. It is Erev Tisha B’Av, and although we do not mourn on Shabbat (thus the fast is put off until Sunday), we are still carrying on in a more minor key than usual. Therefore … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

No matter what happens during the week, it’s always good to hear some good news before Shabbat so here is this week’s Good News Friday post. Since I so frequently provide news from Israel’s technological sector, I thought it appropriate … Continue reading

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The perversity and malice of Temple Denial

Even with the evidence in front of their eyes, there are too many ignoramuses, conspiracy theorists, religious supersessionists as well as plain old antisemites, who either deny the very existence of the two Jewish Temples or deny the Jewish connection … Continue reading

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Tisha B’Av: the centrality of the Temple Mount

The fast of Tisha B’Av is over halfway gone now (Israel time) and we start to emerge from our deep mourning into a more reflective stance. Here are some interesting articles, pictures and videos in the spirit of the day … Continue reading

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Tisha B’Av 2017- 5777

The fast of Tisha Be’Av, the 9th day of the month of Av, began tonight and will end tomorrow night at sundown. It is the saddest day in the Jewish calendar. As I wrote in a previous Tisha Be’Av post: … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It has been a devastating week and it is hard even to think of writing any good news. Added to that, this Shabbat is Shabbat Hazon, the saddest Shabbat of the year, preceding Tisha B’Av which falls on Tuesday. The … Continue reading

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