In these weeks leading up to Tisha B’av, we read a passage of Jeremiah, overflowing with water imagery and see the boiling point.
This week’s haftarah marks the three weeks leading up to Tisha B’av and uses Jeremiah’s words to do so, when Israelites are building walls.
Rabbi Ilana Garber offers us her nine ways to make the 9th day of Av meaningful that do not involve fasting.
Luaḥ information for the observance of erev Tish’ah Be’av and the following day generously provided by Rabbi Miles Cohen.
Why is this time, surrounding Tisha B’Av, so important to the modern-day fight against antisemitism, and other forms of hatred and bigotry?
There are three kinds of fasts in Judaism rooted in history and spiritual practice with changes to prayer services.
Tishah Be’av is the saddest day of the Jewish year. We fast, read the Book of Lamentations, and reflect on history.