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Why do we mourn on Tisha b'Av? A historical overview and a digest of the day's laws.
Heightened mourning, uplifting visions and rejoicing with mitzvot
Isn’t this counterintuitive? Shouldn’t we be sad during this time, not seeking out different ways to celebrate and rejoice?
How can G-d be in the Holy Temple, where do mitzvahs, where we learn Torah, everywhere, and nowhere all at once?
Had the Temple not been initially constructed with the knowledge of, and the provision for, what was to happen on the ninth of Av, no mortal could have moved a single stone from its place.
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Daily Thought
The ego is not a source of strength. It is weakness in disguise. Inside there is invincible strength. Remove the cloud of the mind’s ego, and the...
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The Three Weeks

July 11 - August 1, 2017

 
Daily Quote
A person must never discriminate among his children. See what happened on account of the coat of many colors which our father Jacob made for Joseph...
Midrash Rabbah