The Heart-Rending Cry

How is it possible to mourn something that happened 2000 years ago?

Death March, Tisha B'Av 1944

Facing defeat, the Nazis marched 6,000 Jews. A survivor's account.

The Pope in Auschwitz

God has given the Jewish people the grace to cry.

Joy & Tisha B’Av

In the terrible, wonderful paradox of the Jew in exile, we are permanently, gratefully, happy. And temporarily, terribly sad.

The Iran Deal and the Hebrew Calendar

It’s no accident that the deal was finalized only last week.

Making Tisha B’Av Relevant

How do we mourn what we do not know?

A Land Devoid of Peace

In Israel on a solidarity mission, the mourning is palpable.

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