Rabbi Ronald H. Isaacs

What Happens in Synagogue on Tisha B’av

There are some unique aspects to communal worship during Tisha B'Av.

The Ten Commandments

The division and structure has been open to interpretation throughout history.

Shavuot History: Talmudic Development

How the Rabbis brought Sinai and the Torah to the center of what had been a harvest celebration.

Counting the Omer

The days between Passover and Shavuot are considered a time of mourning.

The Prayer for Dew

A spiritual connection to the season in the land of Israel

From Three to Four Questions

A look at the evolution of the four questions

Rabbinic Development of Passover

The seder takes shape in the rabbinic period.

Passover from the Bible to the Temples

The focus is on the paschal offering.