Thousands of Jews gathered last night – the eve of Tisha B’av – at the Western Wall, the only remnant of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem after it was destroyed by the Romans almost 2,000 years ago.
Daily Archives: August 1, 2017
Today, as we mourn the destruction of the Beis Hamikdash, let us join together to strengthen the very fabric of our community. In this interview, Miriam Yerushalmi addresses the critical issues faced by today’s Jewish family and discuss solutions for living a healthy, more connected Jewish life.
Take a 360 degree tour of the second Beis Hamikdosh, exactly as it stood in all its glory in Jerusalem 2,000 years ago, courtesy of simulation created on the Google Maps platform.
The Gemara tells us that two of the main reasons the batei mikdash were destroyed were senseless hatred and not enough rebuking. How does that make sense? They seem to be opposites; and if not enough rebuking caused the beis hamikdash to be destroyed, does that mean we should start rebuking more to help it be rebuilt?
JEM presents a special playlist of videos connected to Tisha B’Av. As we mourn the the destruction of the Batei Mikdash, we pray for this day to be transformed into a joyous one with the arrival of Moshiach speedily.
JLI presents its unique one-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from the weekly Parsha. This week’s video for Tisha B’Av is titled: A Tale of Wail.