Search Results "Mourning"
The Significance of a Yahrzeit: The Annual Memorial for the Deceased
What is the purpose and significance of a Yahrzeit / Azkarah? Learn how to elevate the soul of a beloved one that has passed away
Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Tisha B’Av
What is the connection between Tisha B'Av and the Holocaust? Why will this day turn from mourning to joy? All you wanted to know about Tisha B'Av
Podcast Ep. 48 - Day of Contrasts
We can find meaning in Tisha B'Av by reflecting on our experiences among Galus and Geula.
Rare Footage: The Western Wall a Century Ago on Tisha B’av
Tisha B'Av at the Western Wall - Rare footage from the the year 1909. A Jew sits on the ground weeping over the destruction of the Holy Temple: "Zion shall be redeemed through justice and her penitent through righteousness" (Isaiah - Chapter 1 verse 27)
Tisha B’Av - 10 Facts About the Book of Lamentations
The Book of Lamentations, which is written in scroll form, is read in the synagogue on Tisha B'Av. It describes the calamities experienced by the Jews at the time of the First Temple’s destruction
Tisha B'av on Shabbat
Are marital relations permitted on this Shabbos (of Tisha B'av)?
Podcast Ep. 45 - The Soul of Acapella (feat. Ari Goldwag)
Ari Goldwag joins Rabbi Orlofsky to sing, reminisce, and discuss how to find song when life isn't going our way.
10 Facts about the 17th of Tammuz
It’s one of 4 fasts mourning the loss of our Holy Temple
Haircuts for women for Tevillah during Sefirah
Question: My wife always takes a haircut before she goes to the mikvah. What should she do during Sefirah? Can she still get a haircut?
10th of Tevet - Rebuilding the Third Temple
The Tenth of Tevet is a fast day mourning the destruction of the first Temple. Why do we mourn the first Temple if it was rebuilt? Rabbi Breitowitz illustrates how we can help speed up the rebuilding of the Third Temple