No one likes to be in pain. But what if we stopped resisting it? Just for one day?
The recent rededication of the Hagia Sophia as a mosque helps us in the Jewish diaspora think about our methods of worship and hope.
Remembering our past suffering seems maudlin and depressing - but it’s also uplifting and comforting. We have overcome worse.
John Lewis held onto hope in the face of violence and destruction, a powerful example for us on this day of mourning.
New liturgies and practices are emerging for the holiday, the first that Orthodox Jews will be able to observe via livestream.
We often think of hatred as based on religion or nationality. But it is just as damaging when it begins in individual disputes.
The compulsion to never forget the destruction of the Temple has been woven into nearly every moment of ritual Jewish life.
Tisha B’Av Jewish Rabbi Yoga Pants are ‘perfect for everyday use.’
I’m a rabbi and to me, protesting on ICE on Tisha B’av wasn’t a distraction from Jewish ritual. It was a fulfillment.
Protesters at demonstrations across the country invoked the Holocaust and Tisha b’Av, the traditional Jewish day of mourning observed Sunday.