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How much do you know about Tisha B'Av?
Ancient/Medieval Jewish History
Coping with destruction and building for the future.
A look into the psyche of ancient Judaism.
The month of Av brings with it forgiveness similar to the experience of Yom Kippur.
The sole remnant of the ancient Temple plays a role in observing festivals in modern times.
There are some unique aspects to communal worship during Tisha B'Av.
How the kosher practice of waiting between meat and dairy reminds us of Moses' discomfort with violence.
The mourning associated with Tisha B'Av is also a call to action.
The biblical Book of Lamentations is chanted in a unique style, with each verse beginning in a major mode and ending in its relative minor mode.
For Tisha B'Av, a look at the common explanation for the Temple's demise.
You can learn history, but how does one acquire memory?
Eicha, the Book of Lamentations, asks important questions that address the theological crisis following the Jewish exile.