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Jewish Holidays
The fast of the 17th of Tammuz commemorates five tragic events that occurred on that date. The first dates back to the times of Moses . . .
Jewish Holidays
Here is a quick way to make sure you are up to speed on this special day and its significance.
Jewish History
To provide a taste of Maimonides’ vast teachings, we present 32 quotes from his magnum opus, Mishneh Torah.

Wherever light radiates, it does not find darkness. For light, darkness does not exist.

Wherever darkness spreads, it does not find light. For darkness, light does not exist.

In a time yet to come, the two shall meet and know one another in perfect union. At that nexus we will see the One who created all things.

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Rabbis Mendy Kaminker and Chanoch Kaplan honored
When Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi wished to bless R. Yekusiel Liepler with wealth, the latter said he did not want to be distracted from studying Chassidus and from his service of G-d. When the Rebbe wished to bless him with longevity, his answer was: "But not 'peasant years' in which one has eyes but does not see, has ears but does not hear -- not years of those who do not perceive G-dliness nor do they hear G-dliness..."
– Hayom Yom, Cheshvan 6
Moses Breaks Tablets (1313 BCE)
The Talmud (Taanit 28b) lists five tragic events in Jewish history that occurred on Tammuz 17, on... Read More »
Temple Service Disrupted (423 BCE)
The daily sacrificial offerings (Korban Tamid) in the Holy Temple were discontinued, three weeks... Read More »
Jerusalem Walls Breached (69 CE)
The other three national tragedies mourned on Tammuz 17 are connected with the Roman conquest of... Read More »
Tammuz 17 is a fast day, devoted to mourning the breaching of Jerusalem's walls and the other tragic... Read More »
The 17th of Tammuz also marks the beginning of The Three Weeks period of mourning which culminates on... Read More »
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