Tisha B'Av

Night of the Murdered Poets

Night of the Murdered Poets

17 hours ago   |   Tablet Magazine

Tradition tells us that the greatest calamities to befall the Jews have happened on the ninth of Av: the destruction of the two Temples in Jerusalem; the expulsions from...
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Taking a Stand for Immigrants on Tisha B'Av

Taking a Stand for Immigrants on Tisha B'Av

6 days ago   |   Tablet Magazine

This Tisha B'Av, a coalition of progressive Jewish organizations- T'ruah , the National Council of Jewish Women , Bend the Arc , the Religious Action Center , Torah Trumps Hate...
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Night of the Murdered Poets

Night of the Murdered Poets

6 days ago   |   Tablet Magazine

Tradition tells us that the greatest calamities to befall the Jews have happened on the ninth of Av: the destruction of the two Temples in Jerusalem; the expulsions from...
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When the Destruction of the Temple Isn't an Abstract Historical Event

When the Destruction of the Temple Isn't an Abstract Historical Event

6 days ago   |   Tablet Magazine

Last year, it was hard to get into the mood for Tisha B'Av. It fell during the only week of the summer that all three of my kids were home in Pittsburgh and we had a little...
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Is There Such a Thing as Mindful Slaughtering?

Is There Such a Thing as Mindful Slaughtering?

6 days ago   |   Tablet Magazine

Jews are now observing the Nine Days , the period in advance of Tisha B'Av, when by tradition we do not eat meat or drink wine. Because animal slaughter was central to temple...
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When the Destruction of the Temple Isn't an Abstract Historical Event

When the Destruction of the Temple Isn't an Abstract Historical Event

11 days ago   |   Tablet Magazine

Last year, it was hard to get into the mood for Tisha B'Av. It fell during the only week of the summer that all three of my kids were home in Pittsburgh and we had a little...
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Is There Such a Thing as Mindful Slaughtering?

Is There Such a Thing as Mindful Slaughtering?

11 days ago   |   Tablet Magazine

Jews are now observing the Nine Days , the period in advance of Tisha B'Av, when by tradition we do not eat meat or drink wine. Because animal slaughter was central to temple...
Read more ...

Taking a Stand for Immigrants on Tisha B'Av

Taking a Stand for Immigrants on Tisha B'Av

14 days ago   |   Tablet Magazine

This Tisha B'Av, a coalition of progressive Jewish organizations- T'ruah , the National Council of Jewish Women , Bend the Arc , the Religious Action Center , Torah Trumps Hate...
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Sleepless in Seattle

Sleepless in Seattle

6 monthes ago   |   Tablet Magazine

This episode was recorded live at the Stroum Jewish Community Center in Mercer Island, Washington. Our Jewish guest is Rabbi Will Berkovitz, CEO of Jewish Family Service...
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On a Mystical Shabbat in Sarajevo, Finding Solace in a Stranger's Story

On a Mystical Shabbat in Sarajevo, Finding Solace in a Stranger's Story

One year ago   |   Tablet Magazine

It was Shabbos Nacahamu, the Shabbos after Tisha B'Av, traditionally a weekend of partying and socializing for young observant Jews, which, coincidentally, falls this weekend...
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