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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.
The destructions of both Temples were hardly miraculous. Just the opposite: they followed normal rules of history.
By JONATHAN ROSENBLUM
If we learn the lessons of Jerusalem’s destruction, we can complete its rebuilding and turn the fast into a feast.
By STEWART WEISS
These final days before Tisha Be’av are riddled with grief and terrible loss of life.
By DAVID GEFFEN
With Tisha Be’av now behind us, we can see that nearly all our fasts are based on our desperate history in relation to the unsparing power of Babylon.
By STEPHEN GABRIEL ROSENBERG
Tisha Be’av, the fast of the Ninth of Av that falls today, is a time for introspection, not solely or even principally on an individual level, but on a national level.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
The Talmud presents the Ninth of Av as a major day of mourning because of the calamities that occurred on this day throughout Jewish history.
By DVORA WAYSMAN
Tisha Be’av, Israel’s day of national mourning for the loss of the Holy Temple, is upon us.
By CHAIM RICHMAN
‘The blood rushed quicker through my veins, my back, bent for centuries in ghettos and pales straightened itself.’
Fundamentally Freund: Today is Tisha Be’av, the ninth day of the 11th month on the Hebrew calendar.
By MICHAEL FREUND
To rebuild the Temple today would require an act of bloodshed that would negate the very principles for which the Temple stood.
By REUVEN HAMMER
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