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Tisha Be'av in eyes of Jordanian and PA officials and media: "Jews storm Al-Aqsa in 'central occupied West Bank district of Jerusalem."
The Palestinian Authority called on the international community "to hold Israel accountable for its aggressive and provocative practices."
Many worshipers go to ancient holy sites to hold special prayer services on Tisha Be'av, which commemorates the destruction of Judaism's two ancient Jewish Temples.
We will one day get our voices heard. We must just clear our own throats from our own hindrances first.
By DANIEL FINE
‘How can I bear your troublesomeness and your burdens and your belittling barbs?’ (Deut. 1:12).
By SHLOMO RISKIN
Our Judaism today is an outgrowth of the ancient, original teachings going back to Moses’s adaptation, but it is not identical.
By REUVEN HAMMER
On this long, hot day of Tisha Be'av, many look for sad movies to watch to pass the time. Here's a list of the top ten appropriate movies to watch.
Jews fast to commemorate the destruction of the two temples.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
The idea of God suffering along with His people despite His own Divine decree to unleash such devastation onto the world is a prominent one.
By NECHAMA GOLDMAN BARASH
Tisha Be’av is often termed “the black fast,” as opposed to Yom Kippur which is “the white fast.” Indeed, the only thing they share in common is the fasting.
An American expat reflects on his time in Israel, and his understanding of Jewish-ness here.
By AHARON E. WEXLER
8 years since the disengagement from Gaza, and the JobKatif organization has been busy finding employment for nearly 2,400 former Gush Katif residents.
By JOSH HASTEN
News briefs from around Israel.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
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