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Love, Hate and the Greatest Commandment

Love, Hate and the Greatest Commandment

Love, Hate and the Greatest Commandment Parashat Va’etchanan Why do we read this parasha every year after Tisha B’Av? Thought we were finished with all of the pleading already? This week, we spent a hungry evening on the floor reading Lamentations, remembering the horrific tragedies that […]

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The Shechinah in Exile

The Shechinah in Exile

The Shechinah in Exile A Classic Repost in honor of Tisha B’Av: The concept of a compassionate and personal G-d is not foreign to Rabbinic thought. One particularly interesting example is the concept of “the Shechinah in Exile.” According to the Tanya[1] (quoting the Gemara), “When […]

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Tisha B’Av: A Reenactment of Tragedy, a Glimpse of Hope

Tisha B’Av: A Reenactment of Tragedy, a Glimpse of Hope

Tisha B’Av: A Reenactment of Tragedy, a Glimpse of Hope Tisha B’Av Tonight, Wednesday, July 29th, begins Tisha B’Av (the 9th day of the Hebrew month of Av). The day itself can be summed up in one word: Tragedy. On this day we remember many of […]

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