TRADITION TODAY: Building the Temple

‘What about the restoration of the kingship? We pray for that too, but do we mean it, or in what way?’

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August 10, 2017 20:50
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Western Wall

The Western Wall in Tisha Be'av last year. (photo credit: RONEN ZVULUN / REUTERS)

 
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In the morning prayers there is a passage that says, “May it be Your will that the Temple be restored in our days… and may we worship You there in awe as in ancient days and years gone by.”

I recite this every day, but exactly what do I mean by it? I thought of this meditation and other prayers for the rebuilding of the Temple when observing Tisha Be’av this year and seeing the way thousands went up to the Temple Mount.

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