Posts Tagged ‘9th of Av’

Bais HaMikdash. The holiday Tisha B'Av written in vintage letterpress type. yiddish limerick

Yiddish Limerick: Tisha b’Av

Mir Hobn farlorn undzer Bais HaMikdash, even di tzvay So mir vel gedaykn un fastn un Lamentations we will say. On the floor mir vel zitzn Mir dertzayln nisht vitzn Dos is Tisha b’Av, so sad is the day.   Mir hobn farlorn: we have lost Undzer Bais HaMikdash: our Temple Di tzvay: the two…

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Men pray at the Western Wall in 1929. Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Tisha B’Av 101

myjewishlearning.com Tisha b’Av, the ninth day of the month of Av (this year July 22), is the major day of communal mourning in the Jewish calendar. Although many disasters are said to have befallen the Jews on this day, the major commemoration is of the destruction of the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem in…

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Shoah Holocaust memorial of shoes

Guest Column: On Tisha b’Av, Remember The Holocaust

We are in the Jewish month of Av, a month of mourning for Jewish people. In the month of Av, we remember the many tragedies that have happened to us. More than 2,000 years ago on the ninth of Av, the first and second Beit HaMikdash, our holy temples, were destroyed, burned with the holy…

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Tishah b’Av Shabbat

Weekly Torah Portion – From Sorrow To Joy

Parshat D’varim: Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22; Isaiah 1:1-27. This Shabbat coincides with the 9th of Av on the Hebrew calendar. Known in Hebrew as Tishah b’Av, it is the day on which we annually mark the destruction of both holy temples in Jerusalem by fasting and mourning. This year, however, since it coincides with Shabbat, not only…

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