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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  
Festivals, Bnei Noah, Lamed, Ohr L'amim; Light to the Nations, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Tisha B’Av, Three Weeks

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Norman Hauptman Earth August 17, 2021

The Light Unto Nations
Is God’s gift to Earth,
Sent from high Heaven
In a Divine act of birth.

The world shall prosper
By the Light of the Jews,
God’s plan revealed
As He shall so choose.

Honor The God who made
You and me - in Whose image
We strive finally to be.
Rabbi Happyman. Reply

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