News | The Temple Mount

Ben Gvir Ascends Temple Mount on 9 B’Av to Show Who’s in Charge

“It is not a crime to pray, bow, or bring religious texts to our sacred site.”

Politics | Opinion

Israel: Who is actually doing the burning?

  What is arguably the most often cited lesson of Jewish history can be boiled down to two words: sinat chinam or

Miscellaneous | Judaism

What Is Tisha B’Av?

Why do we mourn on Tisha b'Av? A historical overview and a digest of the day's laws.

News | News

UNPACKED – This Tisha B’Av, Jews are wondering, what’s next?

UNPACKED – This Tisha B’Av, Jews are wondering, what’s next? By Sara Himeles and John Kunza “My eyes are spent with tears, my heart burns, my being melts away over the ruin of my poor people.” These words from Eicha (the Book of Lamentations

News | Israel

'People are awakening to the Temple Mount' - Inside Israel

Hundreds of Jews ascended the Temple Mount this morning on the occasion of the Tisha B'Av fast, when the people of Israel mourn the destruction of the First and Second Temples.

History | History

Lamentation: The Second Temple-era list of Temple priestly families from a stone tablet in Yemen

Tonight and tomorrow is Tisha B’Av, the saddest day of the Jewish calendar that commemorates the destruction of the two Temples and many other tragedies that befell the Jews throughout the centuries.

Miscellaneous | Jewish Life

18 Tisha B'Av Facts Every Jew Should Know

Tisha B’Av, the 9th day of Av, is the saddest day on the Jewish calendar.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Preparing for Tisha B’Av During a World Pandemic - A 25-hour period of fasting and reflection begins on Wednesday night,

Every year, Jews around the world don non-leather shoes, and make their way to synagogues and Chabad centers for evening services, followed by the mournful reading of Eichah (the book of Lamentations), the slim volume in which the prophet Jeremiah mourns the impending destruction

Miscellaneous | Jewish Life

Muslims Riot as Jews Peacefully Mourn the Destruction of the Temple

Israeli forces were needed to protect Jews peacefully walking around Jerusalem's Old City walls to commemorate the destruction of Jerusalem.