Dvarim
Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Devarim (Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin The bleakest fast of the Hebrew calendar is on the ninth of Av, Tisha B’Av, commemorating the destruction of both Temples in Jerusalem (in 586 BCE, and 70 CE). We begin preparing ourselves up to feel the enormity of the loss three weeks before, from the 17th of Tammuz, …

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Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Devarim (Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin The bleakest fast of the Hebrew calendar is on the ninth of Av, Tisha B’Av, commemorating the destruction of both Temples in Jerusalem (in 586 BCE, and 70 CE). We begin preparing ourselves up to feel the enormity of the loss three weeks before, from the 17th of Tammuz, …

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