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A Light unto All the Nations

Tisha B’Av and the Book of Eicha

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A Light unto All the Nations: Tisha B’Av and the Book of Eicha

In the book of Eicha – authored by Jeremiah the prophet – the letter Lamed in the verse “Let it not befall you...” is written small. This symbolizes Jeremiah's role, and by extension every Jew, to be a light unto the nations.
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