Tisha B’av & The 3 Weeks 2019
Tisha B’av - The Effects of Exile
Is the exile that we live in different from the exiles of the past? Rabbi Rockmill discusses the true meaning of freedom and the effect of exile on our lives
Preparing for Tisha B’Av
What can you do to prepare yourself for the Fast of Tisha B'Av? What is there to cry about on Tisha B'Av? Rabbi Geller helps us appreciate the meaning of this significant day in Jewish History
Tisha B’av - Yearning for the Redemption
Messianic powers enter the world when we yearn for the redemption and the rebuilding of the Holy Temple. Rabbi Breitowitz expounds on the significance of mourning and yearning on Tisha B'Av
Laws of Tisha B’Av
What actions are forbidden to do on Tisha B'Av? What Torah subjects may one study on Tisha B'Av? What is the purpose of fasting on Tisha B'Av? Rabbi Lauffer elaborates on the laws and customs of Tisha B'Av
Tisha B’av - The Purpose of Exile
What is the purpose of the exiles and suffering that the Jewish people have undergone throughout history? Rabbi Schiller explains how these events influence the present and shape our future
Tisha B’av - Rebuilding the Temple
Our Sages tell us that if a generation doesn't succeed in rebuilding the Temple, it's considered as if they have destroyed it. Rabbi Schiller discusses our unique role in helping rebuild the Holy Temple
Tisha B’av - Grieving for the Temple
Many people find it difficult to grieve sincerely over the destruction of the Holy Temple. Rabbi Gottlieb delivers practical guidelines that will enable us to mourn wholeheartedly over its loss
Tisha B’av - Rebuilding the Temple Within Our Souls
Why do we progress from a lenient form of mourning to a more stringent form of mourning when publicly grieving? Rabbi Breitowitz explains how the process of mourning during the Three Weeks helps us rebuild the Temple within our souls
The Irony and Paradox of Tisha B’Av
There is a paradox in the essence of the day of Tisha B'Av, on one hand we mourn the destruction of the Temple, and on the other hand it's a Holiday. In this inspiring clip Rabbi Schiller explains how a Jew can experience conflicting emotions at the same time
Tisha B’av - Finding the Tears
What have we lost since the destruction of the Temple? How can we bring ourselves to sincerely grieve over the destruction of the Temple? In a touching lecture Rabbi Gottlieb teaches us how to find the tears that are waiting to be shed
Why We Cry Over the Destruction of the Temple
Why do the Jewish People continue mourning the destruction of the Temple for almost two millennia, while the nations of the world move on from their losses quickly?
The Nine Days of Mourning - The Battle Front is Here
How do we deal with the pain of the suffering and affliction of the Jewish people? What should we focus our efforts on, in a time of war? Rabbi Reisman inspires us to fulfill our mission on the battle front
The Month of Av in Relation to the War in Gaza
What is the essence of the month of Av? The month of Av begins with mourning and progresses into a period of comfort and joy. Rabbi Reisman elaborates on the significance of this month and how it reflects on the war in Gaza and previous wars in Israel
Tisha B’av - The Ishmaelite Exile
Rabbi Rockmill relates to the Ishmaelite Exile that we are currently experiencing, in connection with the mourning of Tisha B'Av. What can we do to rise up to the challenges of this exile?
Why Do We Cry on the Ninth of Av?
People have a hard time relating to the destruction of the Temple. Rabbi Geller helps us understand the reason we cry over an incident that took place 2000 years ago
Tisha B’av - The Light at the End of the Tunnel
What are we lacking without the Temple? What impact has exile and the destruction of Jerusalem had on our personal lives? Rabbi Glaser illustrates how we can improve the situation of the Jewish people today
Moving On After Tisha B’Av
What's the purpose of the day of Tisha B'Av? How can we ensure that we utilize this day effectively?
Tisha B’av - Disastrous War Errors
One of the greatest tragedies in Jewish history was the fall of Beitar. What can we learn from this tragedy to make sure it won't occur again?
Tisha B’av - The Hidden Battle
Rabbi Nissel explains how God has tremendous mercy on the Jewish people even during times of suffering and pain. Our mission is to fight the inner battle
Tisha B’av - The Secret to Jewish Survival
What is the secret of Jewish survival? What is the source of endurance the Jewish nation has shown throughout history? Rabbi Schiller analyzes the mysterious secret of Jewish survival in times of suffering and pain