The Three Weeks

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Children

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Recipes for the Nine Days

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The Children Are Ready- from The Temple Institute

The Basics of Tisha B’Av – A video podcast of “Rabbi Dan’s Kohn Academy of Judaic Studies”

Mourning Period from 17 Tammuz to 9 Av – a short and piece outlining the basics of the three weeks

Bein HaMeitsarim The Three Weeks of Challenges – from Shaul Youdkevitch

In Narrow Places: Daily Inspiration for the Three Weeks – from the OU

Inspiration in your Inbox: The Three Weeks – from Rabbi Reuven Brand

 

Bein Adam L’Chaveiro Videos

During the 3 Weeks we should all work on our Bein Adam L’Chaveiro to help rebuild the Beis HaMikdash, here you’ll find 2 excellent videos from aish.com on the topic of Bein Adam L’Chaveiro:

 

17 Tamuz

Resources

Articles

  • The 17th of Tamuz – from Jewish Virtual Library
    As taught in Rabbi Eliyahu Kitov’s Book of Our Heritage, the purpose 17th of Tammuz, like the other fast days “to awaken hearts towards repentance through recalling our forefathers’ misdeeds; misdeeds which led to calamities…”
  • The Fast of 17 Tamuz – from NJOP
    Why and How to Fast on the 17th of Tammuz
  • Days of Destiny – from Sichos in English
    A fast is not just a commemoration or remembrance of a particular event; it is primarily a means whereby the tragic event is eliminated. Evil befalls Jews only because they have sinned. A fast serves as an inspiration and reminder for repentance, to come closer to G-d.
  • The Chasam Sofer: 17 Tammuz? The Confusion Behind The Exact Date – from Matzav.com
    Questions and answers on the dates of the destruction.
  • The Tenth of Av – by Rabbi Ari Enkin
    Contrary to popular misconception, the Three Weeks of mourning do not end with the conclusion of Tisha B’av. In many ways They actually extend into the 10th Av.
  • Tips for an Easier Fast, by Mrs. Yael Ellis

Blogs

  • 17 Tamuz: What There is. What There Can Be… – from A Dwelling Space Below
    It may seem like we mourn this destruction for just three weeks of every year, but those that know what the real loss is mourn it every single day… every moment.

Photos & Graphics

Children

  • 17 Tamuz – from Torah Tots
    Explanation of the occurrences and observances of the day for children.

Videos

What is the Fast of the 17th of Tamuz – from the United Synagogue

Weekly Mitzvah 17 Tamuz – from Kehilat Masada

The Fast of 17 Tamuz – from Jewish Treats

Fast of 17 Tamuz-A Three Weeks Perspective – from Rabbi Yosef Tropper

Halachot 17 Tamuz – from Yeshivat HaKotel

Laws of the 17th of Tamuz – from Web Yeshiva

The 17th of Tammuz Blues – from Life in Israel

Tisha B’Av

Resources

Articles 

Blogs

  • Tisha B’Av: The Incredible BBC Movie – from JewishMom.com, the entire movie is embedded on the page.
    Watching this movie was the first time in all these years that the author actually cried over the destruction of the Beit haMikdash. She warns that sensitive people might want to fast forward over the violence in the movie.
  • Remembrances of Tisha B’Av Past – from Cross-Currents
    Tisha B’Av in Gateshead, a source of memories and inspiration.
  • Western Wall in Jewish Literature – from TorahMusings.com
    The kina of Rabbi Elazar HaKalir is one of the earliest documents in which the Western Wall is mentioned.

Infographics

Links

Photos

Children

Audio

Videos

Start Building This Tisha B’Av – by Rabbi Yosef Solomon

Rav Zev Leff Tisha B’Av Night, 5771 – the Rav’s address before Kinos

Tisha B’Av – a slideshow of pictures to add meaning to Tisha B’Av

The Crash Course on Tisha B’Av – Rabbi Avraham Goldhar explains the Jewish holiday of Tisha B’Av

Tisha B’Av- Rabbi Berel Wein teaches about Tisha B’Av

Tisha B’Av the Root of Destruction – Charlie Harary on Tisha B’Av

Tisha B’Av: Reigniting Our Connection To Yerushalayim 2013



 


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