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The inner meaning of the Shabbat before Tisha B'Av
Jewish Holidays
On Shabbat, all public displays of mourning are strictly prohibited. This causes changes in many of the Tisha B’Av laws and customs.
Jewish News
Jewish education on display at ‘Brickworld’ convention in Chicago

If you were there
and the forces of destruction
were about to destroy Jerusalem
and you had the power to do something about it,
would you sit and mourn and cry?

Or would you turn the world
on its head
to change history?

So what is stopping you?
Turn over the whole world now!

Jewish News
‘JJ’s Holy Cow’ an extension of Chabad Center at Brooklyn Law School
The Torah calls the Jewish people “a kingdom of priests.” Here is what it means to you…
Jewish Holidays
The reason for this is that it is an especially ominous time, as can be seen from the many tragedies that befell the Jewish people
There are three things that are good in small quantities and bad in large quantities: yeast, salt and demurral
– Talmud, Brachot 34a
Holy Temple Burns (69)
The Romans set the Temple aflame on the afternoon of Av 9 (see yesterday's Today in Jewish History... Read More »
AMIA Bombing (1994)
Arab terrorists exploded a bomb in the the Jewish community center (AMIA) in Buenos Aires, Argentina... Read More »
Expulsion from Gaza (2005)
More than 8,500 Jewish residents were forcefully expelled from their homes in 25 towns and... Read More »
Because of the holiness of Shabbat, the Fast of the Ninth of Av ("Tish'ah B'Av") is observed today... Read More »
Tachnun (confession of sins) and similar prayers are... Read More »
Once a month, as the moon waxes in the sky, we recite a special blessing called Kiddush Levanah... Read More »
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