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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.
Eicha and the Small Lamed  
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Festivals, Bnei Noah, Lamed, Ohr L'amim; Light to the Nations, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Tisha B’Av

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Roberta Blatt Houston July 21, 2018

Learned A lot thanks Reply

Elisabeth Soros Calgary January 25, 2015

A Light unto All Nations Thank You all of your great teachings! Reply