Monthly Archives: July 2012

Approaching Tisha B’Av

The three weeks immediately preceding Tisha B’Av, the anniversary of the destruction of both Holy Temples, each time leading to painful exile, has a number of prohibitions mandated. ┬áThere are restrictions on bathing (for pleasure), buying new things, laundry and … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Pain

Entering the “Three Weeks” between the fasts of the 17th of Tammuz and the 9th of Av, a time of pain and sadness culminating in the yearly re-living of the Destruction of our Holy Temple, it might be an appropriate … Continue reading

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