The Meaning of the Three Weeks
מרצה Title תקציר סידרה
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
Rav Yehuda Shaviv The Seven Haftarot of Consolation The Meaning of the Three Weeks
Rav Yehuda Shaviv From Mourning to Comfort The Meaning of the Three Weeks
Rav Yitzchak Blau Songs of Innocence and Experience The Meaning of the Three Weeks
Rav Yitzchak Blau Responding to Catastrophe The Meaning of the Three Weeks
Rav Yitzchak Blau The Placement of a Blemish and the Placement of an Aggada The Meaning of the Three Weeks
Rav Yitzchak Etshalom Sinai and Tziyyon The Meaning of the Three Weeks
Rav Yitzchak Levy What Can we Do to Hasten the Rebuilding of the Temple? The Meaning of the Three Weeks
Rav Yitzchak Levy The Causes of the Destruction of the First Temple - Part 1 The Meaning of the Three Weeks
Rav Yitzchak Levy The Causes of the Destruction of the First Temple - Part 2 The Meaning of the Three Weeks
Rav Yitzchak Levy The Causes of the Destruction of the First Temple - Part 3 The Meaning of the Three Weeks
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Vaetchanan: Shabbat Nachamu - "Comfort My People, Comfort Them" The custom of reading haftarot of consolation after Tisha Be-Av is widely documented by the Rishonim and continues to our very day. Themes and Ideas in the Haftora
Rav Moshe Taragin Smiling on Tisha Be-Av
Rav Moshe Taragin Eikha - The Password of Tisha Be-Av Eighty years ago, our nation suffered the greatest horror in our history. At the tail end of history, we were victimized by a brutal genocidal assault the likes of which no nation had ever faced. Spectacularly, we have arisen from that horror to rebuild our people.
Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik “Against the Enemy That Oppresses You”: The Basis of the Historical Fasts In Hilkhot Ta'aniot, the Rambam writes that the basis for our observance of communal fast days is the experience of tzara, affliction. What is the basis for our observance of the public fast days that commemorate historical events? In this sicha, Rav Soloveitchik analyzes the Rambam's view in contrast to that of other Rishonim and concludes that the Rambam's view reflects the Jewish concept of "remembrance."

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