Rabbi Ephraim Pelcovits
By Rabbi Ephraim Pelcovits
This Tisha B’Av, We Mourn Injustice In Israel – And Commit To The Fight To End It.
Many progressive Jews struggle with whether Tisha B’av still has resonance when Judaism has evolved so far beyond Temple service. We wonder whether a full day of mourning for Jewish destruction and exile is still called for when we have a sovereign State of Israel and the accompanying reality of national power. But the sages…
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