Baseless Love?

Jun 30, 2021Comments off

During the days of mourning for the Temple, we must rectify the reason for the destruction. Our sages teach that the destruction of the Temple

Can we be Happy and Sad Simultaneously?

Jul 29, 2020Comments off

How can we transform the mourning and sorrow over the destruction of the Temple into joy? The prophecies of doom to prophecies of comfort? The

Ascent and Drawing Down of the Lion on Tish...

Jul 23, 2020Comments off

The sages say that the Mashiach is born on Tisha B’Av, the ninth of Av, the Jewish national day of mourning for the destroyed Temple.

The Arizal’s Secret of Contraction an...

Jul 22, 2020Comments off

Rabbi Ginsburgh explains how we can apply the lofty teachings of the holy Arizal in our daily lives.

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Up, Down and Mashiach on Tisha B’Av

Aug 09, 2019Comments off

The sages say that the Mashiach is born on Tisha B’Av (the 9th day of the month of Av). It is written that every new

Shabbat Chazon: A Vision of the Temple

Jul 31, 2014Comments off

Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev taught that on Shabbat Chazon, the Shabbat that precedes the Ninth of Av, every one of us is shown a

The true meaning behind our sorrows

Feb 19, 2014No Comments

After Tishah B’av we will entered the seven weeks of consolation, seven weeks in which God is viewed as comforting us for our losses, both on


Aug 15, 2014Comments off

There were no days for Jews as good as Tu B’Av (The Fifteenth of Av) and Yom Kippur, on which the girls of Jerusalem would

Av: This Too is for the Best

Jul 31, 2014Comments off

What is hiding under the serious face of the Month of Av and the Ninth of Av and how does it turn into a month