TISHA B’AV: Jerusalem

Tisha B’av is an annual fast day in Judaism which commemorates the destruction of the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem and the subsequent exile of the Jews from the Land of Israel. Hardship is an amazing thing in Jewish History, it strengthens us in what feels like the most […]

“A nation that cries and fasts for over 2,000 years for their land and Temple will surely be rewarded with their Temple.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

French leader Napoleon Bonaparte was once traveling through a small Jewish european town over Tisha B’Av. As he walked into a synagogue, he saw a group of Jews sitting on the ground weeping and mourning. Upon hearing that they were still grieving over the loss of their Temple he said, “A nation […]

TISHA B’AV: Jerusalem

Tisha B’av is an annual fast day in Judaism which commemorates the destruction of the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem and the subsequent exile of the Jews from the Land of Israel. Hardship is an amazing thing in Jewish History, it strengthens us in what feels like the most […]