The Meaning of the Three Weeks
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Dr. Yael Ziegler Shiur #05: Eikha: Theology and Human Suffering (Part I) In this shiur, we will begin our analysis of the theology of the book of Eikha. The book often questions God's justice in a manner that appears irreverent. Is this an acceptable approach? We will further note that it is difficult to determine the underlying theology of the book, and we will begin to suggest a number of possibilities. Eikha - The Book of Lamentations (2)
Harav Baruch Gigi The Sins of the Fathers and of the Sons In his Laws of Fasts (5:1), the Rambam teaches: “There are days when all of Israel fasts because of troubles that occurred on those days, in order to arouse the hearts and to open paths of repentance... Holiday Packages
Rav Dr. Yonatan Feintuch Aggadot of the Destruction: The Story of R. Yishmael’s Children In the Babylonian Talmud, the aggadot about the Destruction of the Temple are found in the fifth chapter of Massekhet Gittin (55b-58a). Holiday Packages
Rav Dr. Yonatan Feintuch Aggadot of the Destruction: The Story of Rabbi Tzadok’s Children The Story of Rabbi Tzadok’s Children . Holiday Packages
Rav Dr. Yonatan Feintuch Aggadot of Redemption: Can We Ask When Mashiach Will Come? The aggedeta (Sanhedrin 98a) recounts a story in which R. Yehoshua ben Levi inquires regarding the timing of Mashiach's coming and receives a cryptic answer. We will discover that the gemara is attempting to convey the message that Mashiach will come specifically when we focus on creating the society worthy of the redemption, as opposed to focusing on his arrival. Holiday Packages
Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik “Shall I Weep In The Fifth Month?” Why was it necessary, according to the Rambam, to mourn the First Temple even after the Second Temple had been built? And why must we observe Tisha BeAv today, if Jerusalem is once more in our hands? Holiday Packages
Harav Yaakov Medan “How Shall I Bear Alone” Chazal perceived the connection between the catastrophe of exile and the very first pang of despair experienced by Moshe with regard to his ability to lead Am Yisrael by his own example and elevate them to his level. What is the connection between the appointment of elders and judges and the eventual churban? Holiday Packages
Harav Yaakov Medan The Oral Law and the Secret of "Eikha" Moshe in the Torah, Yishayahu in the Prophets, and Yirmiyahu in the Writings, all express their amazement at the situation and fate of the nation of Israel using the same expression - "eikha" - and our Sages teach that this is no coincidence. The three questions are connected to one another, and they share a single answer. Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Rav Moshe Taragin "Shall Kohen and Prophet be Slain in the Sanctuary?" In addition to the Midrash Rabba on the Five Books of the Torah, the Sages also compiled midrashim on each of the five Megillot. What is common to Megillat Eikha, Megillat Ruth and Megillat Esther is that the respective "Midrash Rabba" of each is accompanied by an introductory section. The Meaning of the Three Weeks
Harav Yehuda Amital Why the Temple Was Destroyed One must always take into account the ramifications of his actions. Even when a certain response might seem appropriate now, one needs to look a few steps ahead. Fortunate is the person capable of foreseeing how events might unfold. The Meaning of the Three Weeks
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Why Did Rabban Yochanan ben Zakkai Weep? The Meaning of the Three Weeks
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Love and Hate That are Not Baseless The Meaning of the Three Weeks
Harav Baruch Gigi Jerusalem - A City that Turns All of Israel into Friends The Meaning of the Three Weeks
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Repentance or Wailing? The Meaning of the Three Weeks
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Complementary Reproaches:Two Prophecies on the Destruction The Meaning of the Three Weeks
Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik Avelut Yeshanah and Avelut Chadashah: The Meaning of the Three Weeks
Rav Elyakim Krumbein You Comfort Me in Vain - A Clarification of the The Meaning of the Three Weeks
Rav Ezra Bick Nevuchadnezer and Chizkiyahu The Meaning of the Three Weeks
Rav Gad Eldad Tish’a Be-Av as a Festival The Meaning of the Three Weeks
Rav Itamar Eldar R. Nachman on the Causes and Consequences of the Destruction The Meaning of the Three Weeks
Rav Meir Shpiegelman I Am With Him in Distress The Meaning of the Three Weeks
Rav Moshe Taragin Eikha: A Verbal Capsule of Jewish History The Meaning of the Three Weeks
Rav Yair Kahn The Secret of Jewish Regeneration The Meaning of the Three Weeks
Rav Yehuda Shaviv Punishment and Hope: The Haftora for Tisha B'Av The Meaning of the Three Weeks
Rav Yehuda Shaviv "And Your Faithfulness in the Nights": Faith in Times of Distress The Meaning of the Three Weeks

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