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On Tisha B'Av, don’t confuse Torah with Buddhism

On Tisha B'Av, don’t confuse Torah with Buddhism

Here's one of the basic principles of the Torah - it doesn’t change. And it is meant to be kept in Israel.

50 moments from eve of Tisha B'Av at Western Wall

50 moments from eve of Tisha B'Av at Western Wall

Thousands from across Israel participated in recitation of lamentations at Western Wall. Photographer Mendy Kurant captured 50 moments.

5 thoughts after Shabbat Chazon

5 thoughts after Shabbat Chazon

Tisha B'Av is not only a day of mourning for what we lost, but rather a reminder of what to expect from ourselves.

Insights on Tisha B'Av and laws when it starts after Shabbat

Insights on Tisha B'Av, and the laws of the Fast when it falls out on Saturday night

When Tisha B'Av is on Motzei Shabbat, Seuda Shlishit is eaten as usual, but one must be careful to stop before sunset. Tikkun on the fast.

The race of life: Together, everyone's a winnerplayer

The race of life: Together, everyone's a winner

Rabbi Yitzchak Botton explains the meaning of Jewish exile and how we can change for the better during the Three Weeks.

Chief Rabbi Lau: Argentinean Jews can vote on Tisha B'Av

Chief Rabbi Lau: Argentinean Jews can vote on Tisha B'Av

A mandatory presidential election is taking place in Argentina on Tisha B'Av. Is voting considered a distraction from mourning?

'We're not embarrassed to say it: We want to rebuild the Temple'

'No shame in our desire to rebuild the Temple'

Thousands march around Old City walls, marking beginning of Tisha B'Av.