Category Archives: Tisha B’Av

The Three Weeks: It’s not as bad as we thought


The three weeks are upon us, and many of us are looking for ways to be inspired by this tragic period in Jewish history. Some read articles about Churban, destruction, and others perform more good deeds than they are accustomed … Continue reading

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Sefiras HaOmer: Short, straight and simple


How do we understand Sefiras HaOmer in simple and practical terms? Many of us struggle with understanding Sefiras HaOmer for a few reasons. One reason for our difficulty in understanding this time period is because besides counting the days towards … Continue reading

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