Last year when I posted about Tisha B'av I was writing frequently and it felt weird to post about Tisha B'av, a Jewish national day of mourning, since it wasn't in line with the rest of my topics, but it still felt relevant and real, so I did. This year, after not blogging for a … Continue reading Tisha B’av: Holding Space for Grief
I love what a friend of mine did to make Tisha B’av meaningful and full of good deeds. I really think that’s what it’s about. Yes, I did complete the fast, but that is the physical aspect; I also sought to surround myself with goodness and to be good on Tisha B’av. To live with … Continue reading Tisha B’Av: What’s It Really About?
Today is Tisha B'av. But, what is Tisha B'av? Literally, it means, the ninth (tisha) of Av (a month in the Jewish calendar). On Tisha B'av, we commemorate the destruction of the two Jewish Temples. And we pray for the rebuilding of the Third Temple. We pray for a world united in peace and prosperity. … Continue reading What is Tisha B’Av?